- Title: Bollywood, fans pay last respects to legendary actress Sridevi in Mumbai
- Date: 28th February 2018
- Summary: MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA (FEBRUARY 28, 2018) (ANI - NO ACCESS MEDIACORP/BBC) POLICEMEN STANDING OUTSIDE 'THE CELEBRATION SPORTS CLUB', WHERE REMAINS OF INDIAN ACTRESS SRIDEVI ARE KEPT POLICE AND MEDIA PERSONNEL STANDING CARS ARRIVING BOLLYWOOD ACTRESS TABU (IN BLACK) ARRIVING WITH ACTRESS SULABHA ARYA VETERAN BOLLYWOOD ACTRESS JAYA PRADA ARRIVING CHIEF OF YOUTH WING OF INDIA'S REGIONAL SHIV SENA PARTY, ADITYA THACKERAY (IN WHITE SHIRT AND BLUE JEANS) ARRIVING WITH OTHERS SRIDEVI'S NEPHEW HARSHVARDHAN KAPOOR (IN WHITE TUNIC AND BLUE JEANS) ARRIVING WITH HIS SISTER RHEA KAPOOR (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) SRIDEVI FAN, BHAGIRATHI, SAYING: "We have lost a big star of our (film) industry. She had gone to attend a wedding and no one had expected to hear such news. I feel very sad and this is very unfortunate." VETERAN INDIAN ACTRESS AND LAWMAKER HEMA MALINI (IN BEIGE ATTIRE) ARRIVING WITH HER DAUGHTER ESHA DEOL INDIAN BUSINESS TYCOON KUMAR MANGALAM BIRLA (IN WHITE SHIRT AND GREY TROUSERS) ARRIVING WITH HIS DAUGHTER ANANYA BIRLA (IN ALL WHITE ATTIRE) BOLLYWOOD ACTRESS SUSHMITA SEN ARRIVING BOLLYWOOD ACTRESS AISHWARYA RAI BACHCHAN ARRIVING BACHCHAN EMBRACING THE BIRLAS (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) SRIDEVI FAN, SHIV NARAYAN SINGH RAWAT, SAYING: "I was very upset at her sudden demise. It was not her age to pass away, she had to live more; she has two children. Recently she did a film at this age - after a hiatus - and that film was a hit. After a long gap of (15 years) she did a film, which was a big hit. She proved her mettle." BOLLYWOOD ACTRESS MADHURI DIXIT NENE ARRIVING WITH HER HUSBAND DR. SHRIRAM NENE FORMER CHIEF OF INDIAN CENSOR BOARD PAHLAJ NIHALANI (WEARING BLACK TROUSERS) ARRIVING WITH OTHERS BOLLYWOOD ACTRESS KAJOL ARRIVING WITH HER HUSBAND AND ACTOR AJAY DEVGN (WEARING SUNGLASSES) BOLLYWOOD CHOREOGRAPHER SAROJ KHAN ARRIVING (RIGHT TO LEFT) AISHWARYA LEAVING WITH HER MOTHER-IN-LAW JAYA BACHCHAN AND SISTER-IN-LAW SHWETA BACHCHAN NANDA BOLLYWOOD DIRECTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER FARAH KHAN (IN BLACK) LEAVING WITH ANOTHER WOMAN PEOPLE COMING OUT OF THE MEMORIAL
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- Keywords: Dubai India Mumbai memorial last respects Bollywood actress Sridevi
- Location: MUMBAI, INDIA
- City: MUMBAI, INDIA
- Country: India
- Topics: Celebrities,Arts / Culture / Entertainment
- Reuters ID: LVA00184GSZ0T
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Bollywood stars and thousands of fans made their way to a temporary memorial of legendary actress Sridevi in India's showbiz city of Mumbai on Wednesday (February 28) to pay their condolences to the departed star.
The actress, who was in Dubai to attend a family wedding, died on Saturday (February 24) night after drowning in her hotel room bathtub. She was 54 and is survived by her husband-producer Boney Kapoor and daughters Jhanvi and Khushi.
The memorial saw prominent faces of the film industry like actresses Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hema Malini, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol and actors Ajay Devgn and Akshaye Khanna, among others, turn up for a last glimpse of Bollywood's first female superstar. Sridevi will be cremated with full state honours on Wednesday.
In a career spanning five decades, Sridevi acted in 300 films and was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian honour in 2013.
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