Sridevi funeral Live: Actor begins her last journey draped in a Tri-colour and her favourite red and gold kanjivaram silk saree

NC Network, Mumbai: 

A sea of fans and celebrities who gathered at the Celebration Sports club in Mumbai joined veteran actor Sridevi's last journey from the sports club to the crematorium in Ville Parle in Mumbai on Wednesday. Her mortal remains were draped in a Tri-colour and she would be cremated with state honours at Ville Parle Seva Samaj crematorium. The cremation is expected to take place at 03.30 pm. 

The mortal remains of the late actor Sridevi were taken to the Celebration Sports club, minutes away from the actor's residence at about 09.00 am by her family members. Her husband film maker Boney Kapoor, daughters Jahnvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor, actors Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Harshvardhan Kapoor and others stood by her side in tears while her fans and Bollywood celebrities gathered to pay her last tributes. 

The late actress was draped in her favorite red and golden kanjivaram saree with a red bindi on her forehead and was kept in the glass casket. Husband Boney Kapoor, along with step son Arjun Kapoor were spotted by her side when the cortege commenced. The daughters of the actress Jhanvi and Khushi and the women of the Kapoor family did not reach the crematorium to perform her last rites. 

Celebrities who paid their last respects to the actor included Jaya Bachchan, her daughter Shweta Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Sonam Kapoor's friend Anand Ahuja, Madhuri Dixit Nene and her husband Sriram Nene, Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Meera Rajput. 

Rekha and Manish Malhotra 

Jaya Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Deepika Padukone 
Shahid Kapoor and Meera Rajput 

Madhuri Dixit Nene and ShreeRam Nene

Sushmita Sen 
Vidya Balan and Siddharth Roy Kapoor 

Kajol and Ajay Devgan 
Rajkumar Rao 

Sanjay Leela Bhansali 
John Abraham 
Farah Khan 
Akshaye Khanna
Arbaaz Khan 
Noted actors Jaya Prada and Hema Malini, Arbaaz Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Manish Paul, Tabu, Subhash Ghai, Neelima Azmi, along with her daughter Esha Deol, Sushmita Sen, politician Sanjay Nirupam also came to pay their respects.

Actor Ajay Devgn and wife Kajol, Tanisha, Imtiaz Ali, Sajid Khan, Vidya Balan along with husband Sidharth Roy Kapoor, Rekha, John Abraham, south star Chiranjeevi, Raveena Tandon, Shekhar Kapoor, Shamita Shetty, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Rajkummar Rao, Ramesh Sippy, Soha Ali Khan, Neha Dhupia, Angad Bedi, Kunal Khemu also came to offer their condolences.

The body of Sridevi, whose sudden death triggered a frenzy of grief and disbelief, was flown back to Mumbai last night after the Dubai authorities determined that she had accidentally drowned in her hotel bathtub.

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