Sridevi's demise: Sanjay Kapoor and Arjun were by Boney's side

Feb 28, 2018, 08:57 IST | Sonil Dedhia

Three days after her demise, mortal remains of Sridevi brought to India; funeral to be held today

Anil Kapoor at the Kalina terminal yesterday. Pic/Yogen Shah
Anil Kapoor at the Kalina terminal yesterday. Pic/Yogen Shah

The Kapoor family's long wait to bring back the mortal remains of Sridevi came to an end as the Dubai Police allowed the repatriation of her body yesterday. The Dubai Public Prosecution closed the case after stressing that all procedures were followed, a day after they announced that the actor's death occurred due to "accidental drowning" at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel on February 24.

The mortal remains of the actor arrived at the aviation terminal in Kalina at 9.30 pm last evening, in Anil Ambani's Embraer jet. Accompanying Boney Kapoor were brother Sanjay Kapoor and son Arjun Kapoor, who had flown to Dubai yesterday morning to be by his side. Anil and Sonam Kapoor were present at the airport along with Ambani.

Sanjay, Arjun and Boney Kapoor
Sanjay, Arjun and Boney Kapoor

Preparations were underway at The Celebration Sports Club in Lokhandwala, where the actor's body will be kept from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm today to enable fans to pay homage to Sridevi. The last journey will commence at 2 pm from the sports club to Vile Parle Seva Samaj crematorium and the funeral is scheduled for 4 pm at Vile Parle's Pawan Hans. A source close to the family said, "Anil and Sanjay are overseeing the arrangement of the condolence meet and the funeral."

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