The 65th National Awards have been announced. The best actress award was awarded posthumously to actress Sridevi for her role as a vengeful mother in the film Mom. The film was directed by Ravi Udyawar and deals with a story of a mother who avenges a crime committed against her stepdaughter.
The director was grateful and said that its very sad that Sridevi is no more and she had a connect with the audience. She spoke through her eyes and she truly deserved the award. He also said that he spoke to her husband Boney Kapoor about the award and he was extremely happy. Sridevi’s family was overjoyed and said that she was not only a super actor but a super wife and super mom as well.