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2018 OSCARS PAYS TRIBUTE TO SRIDEVI AND SHASHI KAPOOR

By Jasmeet Singh . 5th March 2018 06:38pm
2018 OSCARS PAYS TRIBUTE TO SRIDEVI AND SHASHI KAPOOR

In the past three months, Bollywood has experienced the passing away of two great actors. First was Shashi Kapoor who kicked the bucket on the 5th of December 2017 and then the beautiful Sridevi who passed away on the 24th of February 2018. Both are legendary actors to which the 2018 Oscars paid tribute to for the unique contribution they made in cinema. [caption id="attachment_31055" align="alignnone" width="750"]Sridevi Image Source/still image from the tribute video[/caption] For those of you not in the know, Hollywood recently held its 90th Academy Awards known as the Oscars. It is said to be the biggest film awards in the industry. Being 90, it was done in a grand style of which it had a time for paying tribute to the many who had passed away in the film industry. Interestingly, the tribute was paid to various great personalities in other film industries outside of America. The tribute which had a performance by Eddie Vedder and a slideshow of various actors, actresses, and filmmakers is one that causes teary eyes. Remembering Shashi Kapoor and Sridevi has made several Bollywood personalities appreciative to which some took to social media to express how pleased they are. Let's have a look. https://twitter.com/chintskap/status/970526721245147136 https://twitter.com/Varun_dvn/status/970511585205800960 https://twitter.com/TheFarahKhan/status/970511685231489025 Late Sridevi is a person who was born to rule the cinema and she did, Starting her career as an actress at the age 4 and passing away at 54 has left a legacy that will forever be remembered. B-Town stars still mourn and keep visiting the family to pay their condolences. [caption id="attachment_31056" align="alignnone" width="600"]Shashi Kapoor Image Source/still image from the tribute video[/caption] Shashi Kapoor who passed away at the age of 79, is recorded to be the first Indian actor to go international and act in English movies. He has been in movies such as The Householder, Bombay Talkie, The Deceivers, Heat and Dust, and many more. The Indian cinema is indeed very proud and in the words of Rishi Kapoor, Indian Cinema is the "threshold of world cinema".