“Chandni” of India has come back to her home for the last time. Bollywood icon Sridevi’s dead body has reached to Mumbai from Dubai in a private jet late on Tuesday evening.
Sridevi’s body is kept at the Celebration Sports Club in Lokhandwala which is near to her residence for her family, fans and friends to pay their last respect. At the age of just 54 years, Sridevi was in Dubai for a family wedding and she was found dead in a bathtub in her hotel room by her husband Boney Kapoor on Saturday evening.
Dubai officials handed over the body to family after completion of forensic reports and formalities on Tuesday. Anil Ambani’s private jet landed in Mumbai on Tuesday night at 9:30 pm.
Sridevi’s funeral will take place around 3:30 pm. As per Forensic reports, Sri was under alcohol influence and she accidentally fell into the filled bathtub after losing consciousness and drowned.
Sridevi’s daughters Khushi and Jhanvi and Boney Kapoor’s first wife’s daughter Anshula are at Anil Kapoor’s house.
When ambulance reached Sridevi’s residence with her mortal remains, fans were gathered on both sides of the road. After 3 days of Sridevi’s death, her family thanked film industry, her fans and media for their support.
India’s first female superstar Sridevi has two daughters Jhanvi and Khushi. Family released statement,
“Khushi, Janhvi, Boney Kapoor and the entire Kapoor and Ayyappan families are deeply bereaved and shocked with the untimely loss of Sridevi Kapoor. 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. We request you to kindly join us in paying our last respect to a remarkable actor, beloved wife and loving mother,”
India’s first female superstar’s last journey will head towards Pawan Hans helibase at Vile Parle for the cremation ceremony around 3:30pm.
From 9.30am to 12.30pm on Wednesday the body will be kept at the Celebration Sports Club Garden, Lokhandwala Complex for people to pay their last respects.
Yesterday, Arjun Kapoor reached Dubai to be with his father. It had taken Dubai authorities three days to complete the formalities.
Sridevi was in Dubai with her husband Boney Kapoor and younger daughter Khushi Kapoor to attend wedding of her nephew Mohit Marwah. Boney returned to Mumbai with Khushi after wedding while Sridevi stayed back.
Boney returned to Dubai on Saturday to surprise Sridevi for dinner. But when he reached the room, he found her unconscious.
Sridevi’s career spanned for five decades as she started acting at the age of 4. She acted in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films before Bollywood.
Sridevi’s last tweet was a tribute performance originally filmed on her less than 24 hours before her death – preferred to describe herself as “Actor-MOM-Housewife-Actor Again!”
After a long gap in career, Sridevi made a successful comeback in films in 2012 with “English Vinglish” and then “mom”. Shahrukh Khan’s upcoming film “Zero” will be Sridevi’s last film as she had shot a special appearance for the film.
From Sunday, Bollywood celebrities are visiting Anil Kapoor’s house to give their condolences to Kapoor family.
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