India Bids A Final Goodbye To Her First Female Superstar, Sridevi

Akanksha Bhatia

Lifestyle Writer

The actress and superstar, Sridevi, bid a sad and sudden goodbye to the world on 24th February 2018. Ever since, the world has been mourning and trying to come to terms with the loss of a legend. Her body was brought in from Dubai late last night in Anil Ambani's private chartered flight and today saw Bollywood gather at Mumbai’s Celebration Sports Club to pay their final respects to her memory. The funeral of the Padma Shri winning veteran actress was held at 3:30 pm today and her last rites were performed with state honours, as arranged by the Maharashtrian government - complete with a gun salute and her mortal remains wrapped in a tricoloured flag. 


Her family was present at the event where her mortal remains were kept for fans and friends to pay their respects and condolences. "On behalf of Khushi, Jahnvi, Boney Kapoor, the entire Kapoor and Ayyappan families, a sincere thanks to the media for your continued sensitivity and support during this emotional moment," said a statement released by the Kapoor family earlier today. 

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Here are a few pictures from the ceremony that saw friends and family members make their way to the Sports Club in support and solidarity. 

1. Shraddha Kapoor

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2. Aditya Roy Kapur

aditya roy kapoor

3. Aditya Thackeray

aditya thackeray

4. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan 

aishwarya rai

5. Akshay Khanna

akshay khanna

6. Arbaaz Khan

arbaaz khan

7. Arjun Kapoor

arjun kapoor

8. Chiranjeevi


9. Deepika Padukone

deepika padukone

10. Dimple Kapadia 

dimple kapadia

11. Farah Khan

farah khan

12. Harshvardhan Kapoor

harshvardhan kapoor

13. Hema Malini & Esha Deol

hema malini esha deol

14. Jackie Shroff

jackiee shroff

15. Jacqueline Fernandez


16. Jaya Bachchan 

jaya bachchan

17. Javed Akhtar & Shabana Azmi

Javed akhtar shabana azmi

18. Jaya Prada

jaya prada

19. John Abraham

john abraham

20. Madhuri Dixit-Nene & Husband 


21. Madhur Bhandarkar 

madhur bhandarkar and neil nitin mukesh

22. Malaika Arora Khan

mallaika arora khan

23. Rekha & Manish Malhotra 

manish malhotra and rekha

24. Nimrat Kaur

nimrat kaur

25. Mohit Marwah 

mohit marwah

26. Prem Chopra

prem chopra

27. Rajkumar Rao

rajkumar rao

28. Raveena Tandon

raveena tandom

29. Sanjay Kapoor

sanjay kapoor

30. Sanjay Leela Bhansali

sanjay leela bhansali

31. Shahid Kapoor & Mira Rajput 

shahid mira

32. Subhash Ghai

shubhash ghai

33. Siddharth Malhotra 

siddharth malholtra

34. Soha Ali Khan & Neha Dhupia

soha ali khan and neha dupia

35. Sonal Chauhan

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36. Sonam Kapoor & Anand Ahuja

sonam and anand

37. Sushmita Sen

sushmita sen

38. Tabu & Sulabha Arya

tabu and sulabha arya

39. Tanuja & Tanishaa

Tanuja   Tanishaa

40. Vidya Balan & Siddharth Roy Kapur 

vidhya balan

41. Vivek Oberoi

vivek oberoi

42. Imtiaz Ali

imtiaz ali

We still can't believe that she is no longer amongst us. Our heartfelt condolences to her family and friends. May her soul rest in peace. 

Images: ANI, Indian Express

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Published on Feb 28, 2018
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