Our first female superstar, Sridevi, passed away in Dubai on February 24, 2018, reportedly due to accidental drowning in her hotel bathtub after losing consciousness. The veteran actress was in Dubai, attending her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding along with husband Boney Kapoor and youngest daughter Khushi, where the most unfortunate incident took place. Well, the mortal remains of the actress were brought back to India late on Tuesday night (March 1, 2018) on a charter flight (a private jet courtesy Anil Ambani).
Fans and celebs from the film fraternity, who were for the last glimpse of the Bollywood icon Sridevi since Saturday night, arrived at a prayer ceremony which was held at Celebration Sports Club in Andheri West to offer prayers and bid goodbye to the late Bollywood actress. The mortal remains of Sridevi have been wrapped in her favourite – red and golden Kanchivaram saree and were kept in a glass casket. The meet, which has now culminated, commenced at 9.30 am at Celebrations Sports Club. ALSO READ: Sridevi’s Mortal Remains Reach Mumbai, Salman Khan Visits Family At Midnight
Members of the Kapoor family – Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Mohit Marwah, Sonam Kapoor, Khushi Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor, Anand Ahuja, Harshvardhan Kapoor – was at the venue since early morning, to be there for the family. Now, they have headed to the Vile Parle cremation grounds for the funeral. Several celebs from the film fraternity such as Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Vidya Balan, Arjun Rampal, Fardeen Khan, Sophie Choudry, Farhan Akhtar, Ishaan Khattar, Karan Johar, Sunil Shetty, Ramesh Taurani, Vaibhavi Merchant, among others have come to pay their respect to the legendary actress at the funeral. Watch this space for further updates.