Please forward this error screen to 173. Mortal remains of Sridevi wrapped in tricolour, to be cremated with state honours. Fans stand in queue to pay last bollywood hot moments to Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor in Mumbai on February 28, 2018.
Fans hold pictures of Bollywood actress Sridevi outside her house in Mumbai. Sridevi’s body being taken from the morgue to the embalming unit. File pic: Actor Arjun Kapoor at actor Anil Kapoor’s residence in Mumbai on Monday. Sridevi was regarded as the first female superstar of Hindi cinema. Dubai: Bollywood actress Sridevi died on Saturday night after drowning in the bathtub of her hotel room, Dubai Police said. Boney Kapoor has shared an emotional note on the demise of his wife Sridevi6. 30pm: The family issues a statement, asking for understanding and requesting media for privacy in these trying times.
Sridevi was honoured with a state funeral. 50 years of Indian film, 50 years of an icon’s journey. Some carried roses while others held photos of the late screen icon as they queued patiently to pay their final respects at a condolence service in the western Indian city. Heavy security lined the streets to control the crowds, which included people who had travelled hundreds of kilometres to be there. Condolences from the film fraternity continued to pouring in on Tuesday. After visiting the grieving family, Bappi Lahiri said he worked in 11 Silver Jubilee films with Sridevi, who was “the one and only lady superstar”.
I still can’t believe she is no more with us, my heart sinks thinking about it. He said that he would like to dedicate the song “Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna” to her memory. She will always remain an integral part of our industry. Members of the Kapoor family, led by actor Anil Kapoor, brother-in-law of the actress, were at the airport to receive the body. Media persons waiting outside Sridevi’s house in Mumbai. Her husband Boney Kapoor and stepson are acoompanying the body.
Time : 28th Feb Wednesday, 9. Garden No 5, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400053The last journey will commence at 2 pm from Celebration Sports Club to Pawan Hans. Late Sridevi Kapoor passed away in Dubai, UAE, on Saturday February 24th. We thank the film fraternity, media, fans of late Sridevi Kapoor and all the well-wishers for their prayers, support and sensitivity during our moment of immense grief. The embalming was conducted at the Medical Fitness Centre in Muhaisnah. Her body was released after the procedure and taken by ambulance to the airport. At 12:57pm the Indian consulate tweeted that the Dubai Police has handed over the Consulate and the family members letters for the release of the mortal remains of the Indian cinema icon Sridevi Boney Kapoor so that they can proceed for embalming.
The document was handed to them at the Bur Dubai police station, which received the same from Dubai Public Prosecution. Dubai Police on Monday transferred the case to Dubai Public Prosecution after it was found that Sridevi had died due to accidentally drowning in the bathtub inside her hotel room. This necessitated further legal procedures and clearances for flying her mortal remains to India. Arjun has gone to Dubai this morning to be with his father at the hotel while the formalities are being wrapped up and to oversee the return journey,” said a statement issued on behalf of the Kapoor and Marwah family.
Boney Kapoor is currently waiting to repatriate his wife’s body back to India for the funeral. Arjun Kapoor who made his debut in Ishaqzaade has acted in his father’s production Tevar. Once the no objection certificate for releasing the body from mortuary is received, Sridevi’s mortal remains would be taken to the embalming unit in the Medical Fitness Centre in Muhaisanah. Police took his statement after which he was allowed to go back to his hotel room. We are working with local authorities to ensure that mortal remains can be sent to India at the earliest.