QuickE: Sridevi ‘Accidentally Drowned’; Amit Sadh’s Troubled Past 

Avengers: Infinity War may be the longest Marvel film; Mohit Marwah visits Anil Kapoor’s home.

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Sridevi with Boney Kapoor and daughters Jhanvi (extreme right) and Khushi. 

1. Sridevi ‘Accidentally Drowned’, Body Likely to Stay in Dubai Today

The sudden death of iconic actor Sridevi on 24 February came as a shock to her fans around the globe.

According to Gulf News, the late actor’s forensic report states she accidentally drowned in her bathtub, leading to her untimely demise. The Dubai daily also said the report specified that traces of alcohol were found in the actor’s body.

While the body has been released for embalming, Khaleej Times, quoting authorities,reported that it was highly unlikely the body would be repatriated to India today.

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2. I Don’t Shy Away, I Had a Troubled Past: ‘Breathe’ Actor Amit Sadh

Amit Sadh in <i>Breathe.</i>
Amit Sadh in Breathe.
(Photo courtesy: Amazon Prime Video)

Actor Amit Sadh, who had a troubled childhood and adulthood, says he is completely healed now. Amit is winning hearts for playing the angry special branch police officer Kabir Sawant in Amazon Prime Video's latest web series Breathe.

The actor tried to humanise the character. Asked if the compassion came from the dark phases of his personal life, Amit told IANS: "As an individual, I am completely healed now. I had a troubled childhood, a troubled adulthood but now I am totally healed. I am lucky that there are people around me to support.

“I do not shy away from accepting that I had a troubled past, but in the journey of coming out of that dark phase, I understand humans better. I am less judgmental and more compassionate. I learnt empathy and forgiveness, and that gives me confidence as a person.”
Amit Sadh, Actor

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3. ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Might Just Be the Longest Marvel Movie

According to some reports in the international media, the upcoming American superhero film, Avengers Infinity War, could be the longest Marvel movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 30 minutes.

The longest Marvel movie up until now has been Captain America: Civil War. The film, apart from featuring the Avengers, will also include newer characters, such as Black Panther, Spider-Man and Ant-Man.

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4. Superstar to Supermom: Sridevi Played Every Role to Perfection

In her long career of 50 years, Sridevi played many different roles, but the one she loved the most was that of being a mother. She was at the peak of her career and one of Bollywood’s highest paid actors in the 90s, but she gave it all up to be a full-time mom.

If you had been following Sridevi on social media, you'd know that her Instagram feed was flooded with pictures of her daughters, Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor.

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5. Mohit Marwah and Sara Ali Khan Arrive at Anil Kapoor’s House

Newly wedded Antara and Mohit Marwah.
Newly wedded Antara and Mohit Marwah.
(Photo: Yogen Shah)

B-Town is shellshocked after the untimely demise of the Bollywood megastar, Sridevi. There has been an outpouring of anguish on social media.

Actors, filmmakers and other members of the Indian film industry are continuously visiting Anil Kapoor’s residence to express solidarity with the grief-stricken Kapoor family, dealing with the sudden and shocking demise of Sridevi. The actor’s body is expected to arrive on Tuesday, following which the cremation will take place.

Sridevi was attending her nephew, Mohit Marwah’s wedding in Dubai, just hours before her tragic demise. Mohit Marwah has made his way back to India, and was spotted outside Anil Kapoor’s residence.

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