Mumbai: Sridevi will be laid to rest on Wednesday afternoon. The actor died in Dubai due to accidental drowning in a bathtub in her room at Jumeirah Emirates Towers on Saturday. Her mortal remains arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday around 10:30 PM.
Family members, including her filmmaker husband Boney Kapoor and stepson Arjun Kapoor, brought her body in a private plane from Dubai.
Madhuri Dixit, Jaya Bachchan, Director Subhash Ghai, actor Akshay Khanna reach Celebration Sports Club. Celebrities Nimrat Kaur, Anand Ahuja, Manish Paul arrive at Celebration Sports Club to pay their last respects to Sridevi. Actor Salman Khan, Susmita Sen, Aishwarya Rai arrived to pay respect.
The actor died in Dubai due to accidental drowning in a bathtub in her room at Jumeirah Emirates Towers on February 24. Aditya Thackeray along with his mother pay last respects to Sridevi.
Entrance of Celebrations Sports Club hall decorated with white flowers. Boney’s brother Anil Kapoor along with his son Harshvardhan had gone to the airport to bring home the actor’s mortal remains.
In a detailed announcement, the family said her body will be kept at Celebration Sports Club in Lokhandwala for people to pay their last respects before it is taken for cremation. “On behalf of Khushi, Janhvi, Boney Kapoor, the entire Kapoor and Ayyappan families, a sincere thanks to the media for your continued sensitivity and support during this emotional moment,” the statement read.
It said that well-wishers can pay their condolences from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM at Celebration Sports Club, Garden No 5, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri West.
The last rites will be performed today at Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium at 3:30 PM. “The last journey will commence at 2 PM from Celebration Sports Club to Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium and Hindu Cemetery.”