Sridevi's statue in Switzerland - The Daily Star
12:00 AM, September 11, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 11:23 AM, September 11, 2018

Switzerland to install statue in Sridevi's honour

From Raj Kapoor's Sangam to Aditya Chopra's Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Switzerland has been a favourite shooting location for Indian filmmakers and Indian tourists have been flocking to the country in thousands ever since.

In a tribute to late actor Sridevi, the Swiss tourism industry is planning to install a statue of the iconic leading lady.

She was one of the Indian actors who set a trend by being picturised in the snowy hills of Switzerland in the 80s and 90s and played a prominent role in promoting tourism in the country. A majority of the songs in late filmmaker Yash Chopra's 1989 Sridevi-starrer Chandni were filmed in Switzerland. He was made honorary Ambassador of the town of Interlaken in 2011 along with having a statue and a train named after him. 

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