QuickE: Sridevi Passes Away, Family Bereaved

According to Sanjay Kapoor, Sridevi had no history of heart disease and her last dance with hubby Boney Kapoor.

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1. Sridevi Passes Away After a Cardiac Arrest, Bollywood Mourns

The late Sridevi Kapoor.
The late Sridevi Kapoor.
(Photo: Yogen Shah)

Popular Bollywood actor Sridevi passed away on Saturday night after a cardiac arrest. The news was confirmed by Sridevi’s brother-in-law, Sanjay Kapoor. Sridevi was with her husband and younger daughter Khushi in Dubai at the time of her death. The Kapoor family were in Dubai to attend the wedding of Mohit Marwah.

According to a report in Indian Express, Sanjay Kapoor confirmed the news by saying, “Yes, it is true that Sridevi passed away. I just landed here, I was in Dubai and now I am flying back to Dubai. It happened roughly around 11:00 -11:30. I don’t know more details yet.”

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2. Sridevi’s Remains to Arrive On Monday: Boney Kapoor’s Spokesperson

Boney Kapoor, Sridevi and daughter Khushi at the Mumbai airport while leaving for Mohit Marwah’s wedding.
Boney Kapoor, Sridevi and daughter Khushi at the Mumbai airport while leaving for Mohit Marwah’s wedding.
(Photo: Yogen Shah)

Sridevi suffered a cardiac arrest while she was in Dubai on 23 February. The English Vinglish actor was 54. Her body is being brought to Mumbai for the cremation. Family, friends and well-wishers are arriving at Anil Kapoor’s residence to pay their last respects.

Boney Kapoor’s spokesperson says the family requests privacy in this trying time.

“Boney Kapoor, Jhanvi, Khushi & the entire Kapoor, Ayyappan and Marwah family is deeply bereaved and shocked with the untimely loss of Sridevi Kapoor. They thank the entire media for their prayers, support and sensitivity during their time of grief. Late Sridevi Kapoor’s body will arrive in India tomorrow. We’ll update you on further info as & when it’s available to us. Request you to kindly reach out to us on everything related to this & we urge you to please not call the family for info on the same”.
Statement to ANI

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3. Sridevi Had No History of Heart Disease: Sanjay Kapoor

Actor Sanjay Kapoor.
Actor Sanjay Kapoor.
(Photo: IANS)

Sridevi's brother-in-law and actor Sanjay Kapoor has said the whole family was in shock with the sudden demise of the veteran actress. He also said that she had no history of heart ailment. The actress, 54, died on Saturday night at around 11 pm after suffering a cardiac arrest. In an interview to Khaleej Times, Sanjay said that she was in the hotel room in Dubai when it happened. "We are completely shocked. She had no history of a heart attack," he said.

Sanjay landed in Dubai on Sunday morning.

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4. Watch: Sridevi Dancing With Boney Kapoor, One Last Time

As India mourns the death of legendary Bollywood actor Sridevi, a video taken just hours before her death is making the rounds on social media. In the video recorded at her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding, Sridevi can be seen greeting the guests.

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5. Boney Kapoor Was In Dubai to Surprise Sridevi When Tragedy Struck

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According to friends close to the Kapoor family, it was just a stroke of luck that Boney Kapoor was beside Sridevi when the actor breathed her last. Sridevi, Boney Kapoor and other members of the Kapoor family were in Ras Al Khaimah to attend nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding last week.

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