The mortal remains of Bollywood legend Sridevi, whose sudden demise triggered a wave of grief, disbelief and series of questions, was flown back to Mumbai on Tuesday night after Dubai authorities determined that she had accidentally drowned in her hotel bathtub.
The body was flown into the city in Anil Ambani’s private jet and landed around 9:30 pm in Mumbai.
Husband Boney Kapoor and stepson Arjun Kapoor were in Dubai to see to final proceedings in order to bring her remains back home. On their arrival into the city, the mortal remains were then taken to the actress’ Lokhandwala residence where about a dozen police personnel and many private security men were deployed to manage the crowd.
The entire Kapoor family was photographed arriving at the residence late Tuesday night. Anil Kapoor, who was at the airport, lead the way. Anshula Kapoor and brother Arjun Kapoor arrived separately at the venue. Boney’s brother, Sanjay Kapoor was also photographed arriving at the hose. Mohit Marwah along with his father too was snapped making their way to Sridevi’s residence.
Sonam Kapoor’s rumoured boyfriend Anand Ahuja also arrived at the hose to be with the family and share in their grief.
According to an official statement, the actor’s body will be kept at Celebration Club in Andheri from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm on Wednesday so that fans and celebrities can pay their respects. It will be followed by the last rites rituals which will be performed at around 3.30 pm.