Boney Kapoor decided to donate Sridevi’s handwoven Kota saree from her collection to a non-profit charitable trust, Concern India Foundation, that has put it for auction. The saree is being auctioned on Parisera, a handcrafted products website.
The bid begins at Rs 40,000 and has mad Rs 1,25,000 until now. Describing the sari, the official website writes, “Sridevi’s style have evolved since her early days in the film industry. But, the six yards has been a constant reminder of her roots. Being born in a South-Indian household, the actress has worn saris as a badge of her identity and has always infused a sense of unique charisma into its pleats.”
The proceeding of this auction will go to Concern India Foundation that programmes for the benefit of women, children, the differently -abled, the underprivileged and the elderly and works in the field of education.
Last year, the actress passed away due to accidental drowning in Abu Dhabi where she had gone to attend a family wedding.