On the morning of February 25, the world woke up to the heartbreaking news of the demise of Bollywood acting legend - Sridevi. The funeral will take place at the Hindu Samshaan Bhoomi in Juhu on Monday.
Bollywood actor Sridevi passed away at the age of 54. (Express archive photo by RD Rai)
On the morning of February 25, the world woke up to the heartbreaking news of the demise of Bollywood acting legend – Sridevi. Sridevi died of a cardiac arrest around 11 PM on February 24. She was in UAE with the entire Kapoor family to attend the wedding ceremony of Mohit Marwah. The news of Sridevi’s death came as a huge shock to the entire film fraternity as well as her fans.
Sridevi’s mortal remains will be brought back to Mumbai only after the postmortem and final paperwork are completed in Dubai. A private jet flew to Dubai from Mumbai to carry the late actor’s body. The funeral is likely to take place at the Hindu Samshaan Bhoomi in Juhu on Monday.
Arrangements for Sridevi's final rites were being finalised on Sunday
Sridevi's body is expected to be flown to Mumbai on a chartered aircraft Monday morning, and arrangements for her final rites were being finalised late on Sunday night.
Sridevi's last moments with Boney Kapoor in Dubai
As reported by IANS, Sridevi was getting ready at for a dinner date with her producer-husband Boney Kapoor before she suffered a cardiac arrest. Apparently, Boney flew back from Mumbai and went to her room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel at around 5:30 PM to 'surprise' her, a source close to the family told the Khaleej Times. He woke her up and the couple chatted for about 15 minutes before he invited her for dinner. When Sridevi did not come out of the washroom for long, Boney knocked on the door to check on her. When he got no response, he forced open the door to find the legendary actor lying motionless in the bathtub full of water, the source said.
Fans waiting outside Sridevi's house today
Sources : indianexpress
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