Bollywood personalities such as Rishi Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, and Vidya Balan thanked the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for paying tribute to Indian veterans, Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi in the Memoriam segment of the Oscars. The In Memoriam segment of the Oscars pay tribute to the artists who have passed this year.
Shashi Kapoor was not just a superstar in Bollywood, but also an active figure in International Cinema as he worked in films such as The Householder, Shakespeare Wallah, The Guru, Bombay Talkie and In Custody. The actor moved on his journey towards peace on December 4, 2017.
Sridevi who was the first female superstar died on February 24 in Dubai due to accidental drowning. The news of her sudden death left the fans and family in utter shock.
Here is how the Bollywood reacted to the tribute
Oscars. Thank you for remembering Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi. Thrilled to see the name Raj Kapoor as the executive producer of the show. We are on the threshold of world cinema! pic.twitter.com/YMkqntZ4Xz
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) March 5, 2018
Sridevi and Shashi Kapoor in Oscars Memoriam. What true great stars we have lost. #oscars90
— arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) March 5, 2018
— Varun ZAFAR Dhawan (@Varun_dvn) March 5, 2018
The Oscars paid tribute to our beloved Sridevi…#YourLegacyLivesOn
— vidya balan (@vidya_balan) March 5, 2018
Teary eyed to see #Sridevi being featured in the Oscars IN MEMORIUM.. ♥️
— Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) March 5, 2018
— Sophie #AjjNaiyoSawna (@Sophie_Choudry) March 5, 2018
Legendary tribute to the veterans.