Sridevi's funeral: Family, celebs, fans gather to bid farewell to Bollywood icon
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IBNS): The mortal remains of Bollywood icon Sridevi is currently brought to the Celebration Sports Club where fans could pay their last homage to the actress.
Sridevi died in Dubai on Saturday.
Her mortal remains was brought to India on Tuesday evening.
The last rite will take place at Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium and Hindu Cemetery on Wednesday at around 3.30 in the afternoon.
Indian ambassador to UAE, Navdeep Suri, on Tuesday tweeted: "After completion of all local processes, mortal remains of #Sridevi are now on enroute to Mumbai. Must acknowledge sterling efforts of CG Vipul and team @cgidubai Thanks to example set by Min @SushmaSwaraj we quietly do the same for any Indians in distress. We care."
While there were several doubts about her death, the Dubai Police on Tuesday said it has closed investigation into the death of Indian actress Sridevi.
Her body was earlier handed over to her family.
"The Public Prosecutor's Office of the Emirate of Dubai has decided to hand over the body of Indian actress Sridevi Kapoor to her relatives on Tuesday after the investigation of her death and the closure of the incident," tweeted the Dubai Police.
On Monday, Dubai Police revealed that Sridevi’s death ‘occurred due to drowning in her hotel apartment’s bathtub following loss of consciousness.
This added a new twist to the episode as early report suggested that she died following a cardiac arrest.
Some media reports also claimed that traces of alcohol have been found in her blood in the autopsy report.
Sridevi along with her husband, producer Bonney Kapoor and other members of the entire family was in UAE to attend the wedding ceremony of Mohit Marwah, a close relative.
The news of Sridevi’s death came as a huge shock to the entire film fraternity as well as her fans.