Sridevi latest Update: Actress Sridevi accidentally drowned in the bathtub, a forensic report has said, Dubai newspapers reported on Monday evening. Sridevi, 54, died suddenly on Saturday night, leaving Bollywood in deep shock and millions of fans heartbroken. She collapsed in her hotel room in Dubai, where she had gone with husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi for a family wedding.
An autopsy was carried out yesterday and the police have handed the report over to the family and the Indian The Gulf News said the actor fell into the bathtub of her room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, lost consciousness and drowned. Sridevi latest Update.
The Khaleej Times had quoted family sources to report that Boney Kapoor, waiting to take Sridevi out to dinner, found her motionless in the bathtub. Boney Kapoor, a filmmaker, had returned to Mumbai with their daughter but had flown back to Dubai reportedly to surprise his wife. Sridevi’s body is likely to be brought back to Mumbai later tonight and taken to her home in Versova. Industrialist Anil Ambani has offered to fly her body back in his private jet.
The Indian film fraternity has been shaken by the unexpected tragedy. Hundreds have gathered outside Sridevi’s Mumbai home, hoping for a final glimpse. Several events and film shoots have been cancelled. Actress Shabana Azmi posted a tweet announcing that she and husband Javed Akhtar were calling off a Holi party they host every year.
There has been a steady stream of stars and others at the house of actor Anil Kapoor, the younger brother of Boney Kapoor and Sridevi’s co-star in many films. Southern superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, who starred with Sridevi in many films, are also likely to attend the funeral.