Thousands of people have gathered to pay last tribute to the first female superstar, Sridevi, at Celebration Sports Club in Mumbai on February 28, where her body has been kept. Everyone can pay a visit from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.
At about 2 pm, Sridevi will begin her last journey from Celebration Sports Club to Pawan Hans. The cremation will take place in Vile Parle West at 3.30 pm.
The diva’s mortal remains arrived in Mumbai on February 27 night, almost three days after her demise in Dubai. Sridevi’s husband Boney Kapoor, brothers-in-law Sanjay Kapoor and Sandeep Marwah, sister-in-law Reena Marwah and stepson Arjun Kapoor were on the chartered Reliance Transport Embraer jet 135BJ which carried her mortal remains from Dubai. Her body was then taken to her residence in Green Acres, Lokhandwala, from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport.
An official statement was released by the Kapoor family giving out details of the funeral and last rites of the legendary actor Sridevi.
The statement reads: “On behalf of Khushi, Janhvi, Boney Kapoor, the entire Kapoor and Ayyappan families, a sincere thanks to the media for your continued sensitivity and support during this emotional moment.
Kindly find all the details for tomorrow :
- Condolences and last respects:
Date & Time: 28th Feb Wednesday, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm
Address: Celebration Sports Club
The last journey will commence at 2 pm from Celebration Sports Club to Pawan Hans.
- Cremation Ceremony
Address: Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium and Hindu Cemetery, Next to Pawan Hans, SV Road, Vile Parle West
Date & Time: 28th Feb 3.30 pm onwards”