Sridevi’s funeral, who died in Dubai on Saturday evening, is expected to take place in Mumbai today. The Khaleej Times reports that Sridevi’s body will be ready for repatriation between 1 and 2pm, Dubai time, Indian Consulate officials revealed. Dubai is 1.30 hours behind India. While the autopsy was completed last evening, the report is yet to be released.
Sridevi, 54, collapsed in her hotel room in Dubai on Saturday evening. A medical team called in failed to revive her.
“Boney Kapoor, Jhanvi, Khushi and the entire Kapoor, Ayyappan and Marwah family are deeply bereaved and shocked with the untimely loss of Sridevi Kapoor. They thank the entire media for their prayers, support, and sensitivity during their time of grief,” an official statement by the Kapoors said.
The actor, who was in Dubai for a wedding, reportedly had a fainting spell in her bathroom after which she was immediately rushed to Rashid Hospital in Dubai but could not be saved.
The demise of the first female superstar of Bollywood, Sridevi has left the film industry and her fans in a deep state of shock.