Homages were paid to late Indian actors Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi at the 2018 Oscars awards in Los Angeles Sunday night for their contribution to cinema.
While Shashi died in 2017, Sridevi, Bollywood’s first female super star, died on February 24 this year in Dubai, our New Delhi correspondent reports today.
Both were remembered during the ‘In Memoriam’ session at the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday.
Shashi Kapoor had acted in international projects like “The Householder”, “Shakespeare Wallah”, “The Guru”, “Bombay Talkie” and “In Custody”.
Among other film personalities whom the Oscar night remembered were horror genre legend George Romero, former James Bond actor Roger Moore, who died in May last year, King of comedy Jerry Lewis, French star Jeanne Moreau, popular supporting actor Harry Dean Stanton and The Silence of the Lambs director Jonathan.