Sridevi has passed away on 24th February at the age of 54 shocking everyone. During the cremation, state honour has been bestowed upon her as a highest form of respect. Bollywood has not managed to cope with the news till now. Sridevi is an actress who has inspired next generation of actors such as Priyanka Chopra.
Right now, Priyanka is not present in India. Therefore, she could not attend the prayer meet for Sridevi. However, she has expressed her thoughts about the sad incident. So, she has written eulogy for the Sadma actress Sridevi. It has been published in the Time Magazine. Except of the eulogy can be found easily on the magazine’s digital platform as well. For the full version, you may need to buy the magazine. Priyanka has written “Sridevi leaves behind a legacy that will live beyond us all, a legacy built on the foundation of pure dedication, talent, hard work and a sprinkle of fairy dust that was showered on her by the Gods!”
Later, she has also added “She was my childhood, and one of the big reasons I became an actor. To refer to all of us as mere fans would be a disservice to her. When the news first broke of her passing, I was immobilized. All I could do then was listen to songs from her films, revisit her interviews and watch her iconic scenes over and over again.”
During this time, Priyanka has also shared an experience of meeting the actress on a red carpet. Following to the exchange of pleasantries, Sridevi has talked to Priyanka regarding her two daughters Janhvi and Khushi. On the occasion, they have promised each other to meet once again in future.