After Sridevi’s Funeral, Shah Rukh Khan Tweeted This
New Delhi: Sridevi, who was cremated with full state honours on Wednesday evening, has left a void in the lives of many, including her fans, family and friends from the film fraternity. Sridevi’s Army co-star Shah Rukh Khan posted an emotional note on Twitter, late last night after attending her funeral rites. “How can one not just feel love & beauty & be grateful for a life that became a part of yours in some small way by making it prettier….isn’t it just easier to feel love & give towards that life, even in death…the comfort of appreciation and gratitude,” SRK wrote. In her final journey, Sridevi wasn’t alone. Thousands of her teary-eyed fans thronged the streets of Mumbai to see off their iconic legend for one last time. Sridevi was draped in the national flag for the journey to the crematorium at at Vile Parle Seva Samaj, which was attended by Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Jeetendra, Danny Denzongpa, Vidya Balan and many others.
Here’s what Shah Rukh Khan posted on Twitter:
How can one not just feel love & beauty & be grateful for a life that became a part of yours in some small way by making it prettier….isn’t it just easier to feel love & give towards that life, even in death…the comfort of appreciation and gratitude.
Sridevi and Shah Rukh Khan were paired in 1996 film Army. Sridevi’s last appearance (posthumous) would be in SRK’s forthcoming film Zero, which also stars Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma.
On Wednesday morning, a condolence meet was held at Celebrations Sports Complex, Lokhandwala, where several of her Bollywood colleagues had arrived to get a last glimpse of the actress. Rekha, Sushmita Sen, Shahid Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Kajol, Ajay Devgn among others came to pay their homage to India’s first female superstar.
After Sridevi’s funeral, her family issued a statement requesting to let her family grieve in private. “The past few days have been trying times for us as a family. Today, particularly, has been one of the hardest. We laid to rest a beautiful soul who has gone too soon. She leaves behind a legacy that is unique.