Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur asked National Film Award not to give award to sridevi as best actress. Kapur said “I used to say, ‘don’t give her an award because she died, it is unfair on the other girls’. They have also worked hard for 10-12 years, they too have a career”. We used take a vote and it always came back to Sridevi because all emotionally involved with Sridevi. Reacting to this MOM director Ravi Udayawar said “She deserves it. I’m really happy it’s a great news he had done a fabulous job”.