Sridevi Cremated With State Honours At Vile Parle Crematorium In Mumbai

The last rites of Bollywood icon Sridevi have been completed in Mumbai.

 

Draped in the National Tri-colour, the body of the actress was brought to the Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium and Hindu Cemetery from Lokhandwala’s Celebration Sports Club in a tall, air-conditioned truck, fully decorated with white flowers. Boney Kapoor and their daughters, Janhvi and Khushi, lit the pyre for the mukhagni.
Bollywood celebrities and fans flocked to the Celebration Sports Club in Lokhandwala to pay respect to their favourite actress. A police gun salute was rendered with cries of ” Sridevi Amar Rahe” in the air.

 

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Photo: Yogen Shah

The photo of Sridevi that was used at the condolence meet is a still from the actress’s last big hit film, English Vinglish. Sridevi’s daughters Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor, along with her husband, stepson Arjun Kapoor and the extended family, were snapped on their way to the crematorium.

Hema Malini described Sridevi on her last journey, “Sridevi lay there, beautiful in a red saree.”

 

Industrialist Anil Ambani, Vidya Balan Siddharth Roy Kapur, Amitabh Bachchan, Jeetendra, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Rajkumar Hirani, Sudhir Mishra, Vidhu Vinod Chopra, JP Dutta, Nagma, Randhir Kapoor, Rajeev Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Shahrukh Khan, Dia Mirza, Sahil Sangha, Lara Dutta, Mahesh Bhupathi, Prasoon Joshi, Arjun Rampal are some of the celebrities who were there present at the cremation

Alvida Chandni… yeh lamhe barso yaad karenge ….

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