An urn carrying the ashes of Bollywood Superstar Sridevi was brought to Chennai on Friday by her husband Boney Kapoor for immersion in the sea off Rameswaram. The ashes brought by Kapoor in a special aircraft will be taken to the holy island town of Rameswaram on Saturday and immersed in the sea there, airport sources said.
Sridevi died on February 24 in a Dubai hotel after she accidentally drowned in the bathtub. The body of Bollywood icon was flown back to Mumbai on February 27.
The body was cremated on February 28 with state honours. Friends and fans from across the world paid respect to the departed soul in Mumbai before the cremation. Her death sent shock waves across India with those who knew her at a loss to explain how the star could die so suddenly.
Sridevi was in UAE to attend husband Boney Kapoor’s nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding. Boney Kapoor was with Sridevi at the time of her death. Her daughters Janhvi and Khushi were in Mumbai.