Sridevi ‘car tribute’ gets blessings from Kapoors

LAST MODIFIED: May 25 2018, 14:15 IST
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Paridhi Bhati, Bhavana Varma and Tonu Sojatia are fans of the late actress and designed a car with graphical themes on her.

Three obstinate devotees of the late on-screen character Sridevi figured out how to astound her significant other Boney Kapoor and performing artist little girl Janhvi at their home in Mumbai and came back with sweet recollections of a lifetime.

The Pune-based Paridhi Bhati, 26, Bhavana Varma, 33, Tonu Sojatia, 29, were extraordinarily welcomed by the Kapoor family for tea and for a ‘darshan’ [viewing] of the trio’s auto, a Honda City, at their home on Sunday.

The auto is interesting in light of the fact that its outside is outlined as an undeniable ‘moving tribute’ to their golden calf Sridevi, who kicked the bucket in February.

Sridevi ‘car tribute’

“I designed the multi-hued vinyl-prints, which are long-lasting, and we three took up almost a month to properly make-up the car as a gesture of love, for the greatest of actresses, Sridevi, adored by millions even today,” said Sojatia.
Working as social media PR with the National Film Archives of India (NFAI), Sojatia, along with her two friends, also designed a special logo incorporating an image of Sridevi — ‘Flying BhaToPa’.

Functioning as web-based social networking PR with the National Film Archives of India (NFAI), Sojatia, alongside her two companions, likewise planned an uncommon logo consolidating a picture of Sridevi — ‘Flying BhaToPa’.

Sridevi ‘car tribute’

The ‘Flying BhaToPa’ individuals took an interest in the Times Women’s Drive, an all-ladies safari in which female drivers from all finished India headed to Goa on April 29.

The three drove an arrival separation of 1,250km on the Pune-Goa-Pune course more than three days of the select all-ladies safari.

Sridevi ‘car tribute’

“The Sridevi theme shows various moods of Sridevi — love, anger, innocence and dance — with corresponding images from some of her most well-known films in Hindi and South Indian languages, including Lamhe and Chandni,” said Sojatia.

The auto tribute covers Sridevi’s whole film travel from the age of three to her last film Mom.

Having caught wind of the ‘Flying BhaToPa’ exceptionally composed auto, Sridevi’s better half Kapoor himself brought them over for an all the more lackadaisical Sunday morning heartfelt chat over tea.

“We were thrilled. They hosted us for nearly 40 minutes, came down to see our car and admired it very much. With his vast film knowledge, Boney Kapoor even guided us how to click pictures for the best possible angles and outcome. They insisted we stay back for lunch but we had time constraints, so we enjoyed coffee with them,” Sojatia said.

All through their gathering, Kapoor alluded to his late spouse as ‘Sri’ and acquainted them with an obscure aspect she could ever imagine: Sridevi was a decent painter and there are two sketches by her which enhance the Kapoors’ front room.

“We presented Boney Kapoor with some images from Sridevi’s earliest Bollywood films, Solva Saavan (1979), when he first fell in love with his future wife. We also gifted a few images of one of her early films as a four-year old child artist in Kumarasambhavam (1969) to [daughters] Janhvi and Khushi as a remembrance for their illustrious mother,” Sojatia said.

“We consider it an honour that Boney Kapoor invited us to meet and acknowledged our efforts. He is such a humble, down-to-earth personality and even Janhvi is such a doting daughter. For us it was a touching and emotional meeting. We miss Sridevi,” Sojatia said.