Green Acres society, where Sridevi resided, cancels Holi celebrations

New Delhi, Feb 28: In their bid to stay together in solidarity with the grieving Kapoor family the managemnet of the Green Acres society, where Sridevi resided, cancel Holi celebrations in view of the actor's demise. The notice clearly says "as a mark of respect to the departed soul who has entertained us all with her remarkable acting prowess, it has been decided to cancel the Holi festivities that were to be held on Friday, March 2. 2018.

Veteran actress Sridevi's mortal remains arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday night, around 72 hours after her sudden and shocking demise in Dubai. Her funeral is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.

Her body was taken to her residence in Green Acres, Lokhandwala, from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in a convoy. Tight security arrangements were in place both on the way and outside the house, as a large number of fans had gathered to get a glimpse of their beloved actress.

Sridevi's husband Boney Kapoor, brothers-in-law Sanjay Kapoor and Sandeep Marwah, sister-in-law Reena Marwah and stepson Arjun Kapoor were on the chartered Reliance Transport Embraer jet 135BJ which carried her mortal remains from Dubai to Mumbai.

The late actress' daughter Jahnvi Kapoor and other family members -- Anil Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor -- were present at the airport along with business magnate Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani.

Sridevi died on Saturday night, but her body was brought only on Tuesday as the Dubai Prosecutor's Office was investigating the case of her death.

The prosecutor's office said forensic report had stated that she had died from "accidental drowning" in the bathtub of her hotel room, after losing consciousness. The case had been closed, the prosecutor's office said.

Her body was handed over to the bereaved family on Tuesday as no foul play was apparently suspected by the investigators.

A tweet from the official feed of the Government of Dubai Media Office read: "The decision to release the body came after all the investigations and procedural matters followed in such incidents were completed, in order to determine all its circumstances and ensure that justice was done within the framework of the law."
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