As Sridevi presented the Best Actress Filmfare trophy to youngling Alia Bhatt, Alia's father, renowned director Mahesh Bhatt tweeted:
@aliaa08 Such a gratifying image . Sheer joy to see you receive an award from Sridevi. She is an outstanding actor /star !!? Mahesh Bhatt (@MaheshNBhatt) February 19, 2017
Mahesh Bhatt directed Sridevi in the acclaimed film Gumraah in the early 90s and has said in several interviews that he was/is a fan of the superstar. Sridevi's stellar performance in Gumraah (with Sanjay Dutt) was the seventh highest grossing Hindi film in 1993.
See archive of Gumrah images and info here.
See archive of Mahesh Bhatt and Sridevi images and quotes here.
See archive of Alia Bhatt and Sridevi images and quotes here.
|Producer Yash Johar (father of Karan Johar), director Mahesh Bhatt, with stars of Gumraah; Rahul Roy, Sridevi and Sanjay Dutt|