B-Town is shellshocked after the untimely demise of the Bollywood female megastar, Sridevi. There has been an outpouring of anguish on social media.
Actors, filmmakers and other members of the Indian film industry are continuously visiting Anil Kapoor’s residence to express solidarity with the grief-stricken Kapoor family, dealing with the sudden and shocking demise of Sridevi.
Close friends of the Kapoor family – Tabu, Anupam Kher, Saroj Khan, Satish Kaushik, David Dhawan, Shabana Azmi, Farhan Akhtar, Farah Khan and others dropped in at Anil Kapoor’s abode to offer their prayers and condolences to the family.
The body of Bollywood icon Sridevi, whose sudden death triggered a frenzy of grief, disbelief, and questions, was flown back to Mumbai on 27 February after Dubai authorities determined that she had accidentally drowned in her hotel bathtub. Her last rites will be performed in Mumbai around 3:30 PM on Wednesday, 28 February.
The actor, who ruled Indian cinema for around five decades, passed away from “accidental drowning” on 24 February in Dubai.
Sridevi’s last rites to be performed Wednesday, 28 February at 3.30 pm
The actor’s body will remain in her residence in Lokhandwala tonight
The actor’s body was released by Dubai authorities on Tuesday evening after two days of investigation
The mortal remains arrived in Mumbai in a private jet owned by Anil Ambani
Sridevi was reportedly with her husband in Dubai at the time of her death
The actor passed away at the age of 54 on 24 February in Dubai
Text: The Quint
Photos: Yogen Shah & photo sources