Bollywood icons, Sridevi and Shashi Kapoor were honoured at the 90th Academy Awards, also called the Oscars, in its In Memoriam section today.
Shashi Kapoor passed away at the age of 79 in December 2017 while Sridevi, aged 54, died in Dubai in February 2018. The Oscars’ In Memoriam montage pays tribute to artistes who have passed away this year.
The departed stars got a musical tribute by Eddie Vedder who took the stage to sing Tom Petty’s “Room at the top”.
Actress Jennifer Garner introduced the segment by paying tribute to late star Audrey Hepburn. “There is no joy without sorrow,” Garner said, and then acknowledged the loss of film world with the departed souls.