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Sridevi's Final Farewell: Film Fraternity Pay Respects To Bollywood's 'Chandani'

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| February 28 , 2018 , 13:05 IST

Iconic Bollywood actress Sridevi breathed her last on Saturday in Dubai. The forensic report confirmed that Hindi Film Fraternity's first female Superstar died of accidental drowning in her Hotel room's bathtub. The entire nation was engulfed in the blanket of grief when the news of her sudden demise broke out.

After reaching Mumbai last night on Tuesday, Sridevi's mortal remains have been taken to Celebration Sports Club. Most of the renowned faces have reached for her cremation which will take place at Vile Parle Seva Samaj crematorium around 3:30 pm. Celebrities like Aishwarya Rai, Madhuri Dixit, Sushmita Sen among others have arrived at the club to pay their last respect to the legend.

Her admirers who were waiting to pay their last respect to their 'Hawa Hawaai' actress breathed a sigh of relief when the excruciating procedure of mortal remains repatriation was completed late night on Tuesday. Her Lokhandwala residence was hounded with spectators as her ardent fans struggled to catch a glimpse of their much-loved actress.

Escorted by three Police cars, an ambulance brought Sridevi's body to her home from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at around 10:30 pm. Business magnate Anil Ambani has sent his private chartered plane to retrieve the mortal remains of the actress from Dubai. He along with his wife Tina Ambani was present to receive her at the Mumbai airport.

Along with Sridevi, her husband Boney Kapoor, brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor and stepson Arjun Kapoor were present in the flight as Anil Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor were present at the Airport upon their arrival in Mumbai. Her body was handed over to the family by Dubai Police after the case of her death was closed post investigation.

Sridevi was found unconscious in the bathtub of the hotel room by her husband Boney Kapoor, who rushed his wife to Rashid Hospital, where the authorities declared the actress dead. Boney Kapoor was also interrogated by Dubai Police as he was the only person present during Sridevi's death.