The body of actor Sridevi arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday night after the Dubai Public Prosecution approved its release to her family. Her final journey has begun as the final rites will take place at 3:30 pm.
The body was brought at 9.45 pm on Tuesday in a private flight. Husband Boney Kapoor, brother-in-law and actor Sanjay Kapoor, stepson Arjun Kapoor and relatives Sandeep and Reena Marwah were on the flight. Upon landing, the actor’s mortal remains were taken to her Lokhandwala residence.
A statement issued by the family said: “We thank the film fraternity, media, fans of late Sridevi Kapoor and all the well-wishers for their prayers, support and sensitivity during our moment of immense grief. We request you to kindly join us in paying our last respect to a remarkable actor, beloved wife and loving mother.”
Sridevi’s funeral is scheduled on Wednesday in Vile Parle’s Seva Samaj crematorium. Members of the film fraternity will pay their last respects to the actor.