The bond between a mother and daughter is timeless and immeasurable. On Sunday, Janhvi Kapoor took a moment to express her profound love and reverence for her late mother, the legendary Bollywood actress Sridevi, on what would have been her 60th birthday.
Janhvi articulated her feelings, reflecting on the immense impact Sridevi had on her life, labeling her as an extraordinary woman and the guiding force behind their family’s perseverance.
Through her Instagram platform, Janhvi brought back a treasured moment from the past, posting a black and white snapshot of Sridevi, captured candidly on a film set. Accompanying this poignant image, Janhvi penned an emotive message: “Happy birthday Mumma. Being on a film set, one of your cherished places, reminds me of our shared moments. As I find myself working today, on your birthday, my heart aches for your presence. How I wish we could jest about you turning 35 instead of 60.”
Further in her note, Janhvi expressed the vacuum left by Sridevi’s absence. She yearned for her mother’s advice, her proud gaze, and the mutual joy they would have found in commemorating this special day. She added, “Seeing our efforts to honor your memory brings solace. Your unparalleled love and strength continue to guide us. I fervently hope you’re reveling in heavenly treats today.”
The post resonated with many, garnering affectionate responses from celebrities like Sara Ali Khan, Ananya Panday, Rajkummar Rao, and Ayushmann Khurrana. Shanaya Kapoor conveyed her love, while renowned fashion maestro Manish Malhotra expressed his sentiments through heart emojis. Tanisha Santoshi too paid her tribute, praising Sridevi’s enduring charm.
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Earlier, Sridevi’s husband and acclaimed filmmaker, Boney Kapoor, commemorated the day by sharing nostalgic photos with her, succinctly captioning them “Happy Birthday“. Their younger daughter, Khushi, poised to make her mark in the film ‘Archies’, also shared a brief yet touching message for her late mother.
Moreover, Google Calendars magnified the day’s significance, celebrating Sridevi’s unparalleled contributions with a creative doodle. The world mourned the untimely loss of this cinematic gem in 2018 due to a cardiac arrest.
On the professional horizon, Janhvi’s recent appearance was alongside Varun Dhawan in ‘Bawaal’. Fans eagerly await her upcoming ventures which include films like ‘Mr and Mrs Mahi’, ‘Devara’, and ‘Ulajh’.