From Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to Ajay Devgn: Celebrities pay their last respects to legendary actress Sridevi

Published: 28th February 2018 03:08 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th February 2018 04:10 PM  

In a major jolt to Indian film industry, actress Sridevi passed away on Sunday. The late actress has begun her final journey as her mortal remains are being taken for cremation at Seva Samaj Crematorium and Hindu Cemetry in Mumbai's Vile Parle area. The legendary actress will be cremated with full state honours. (IN PIC: Actors Jaya Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan arrive to attend a condolence gathering following the demise of veteran actor Sridevi in Mumbai on Wednesday.) (PHOTO | PTI)
The mystery surrounding the death of superstar Sridevi deepened on Monday after the Dubai government attributed it to “accidental drowning” in a hotel bathtub after losing consciousness. (IN PIC: Veteran actress Sulbha Arya and Bollywood actress Tabbu arrive to attend the condolence gathering following the demise of actress Sridevi in Mumbai) (Photo | PTI)
The whole country in some way or other is paying homage to the superstar. The school students of a primary school in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu which was previously owned by Sridevi's parents, also paid tribute to her. (IN PIC: Actress Sushmita Sen arrives to attend the condolence gathering) (Photo | PTI)
Thousands of people, including celebrities and After the flower-bedecked body was brought to the club premises, a steady stream of celebrities started alighting from their vehicles and were whisked inside to pay their last respects. Bollywood personalities, mourned the death of actress Sridevi on Wednesday. (IN PIC: Actor Ajay Devgan with wife Kajol arrive to attend the condolence gathering) (Photo | PTI)
Bollywood celebrities Shah Rukh Khan, Karan Johar, Manish Malhotra, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi were among those who offered their condolences to the Kapoor family. (IN PIC: Filmmaker Subhash Ghai) (Photo | PTI)
Most of the people were sporting dark sunglasses, carrying flowers or small bouquets. They embraced and sought to console the bereaved family members, quickly moving in from the main entrance and exiting fleetingly from the other side, as fans tried to catch a glimpse. (IN PIC: Chairman Aditya Birla group Kumar Mangalam Birla with daughter arrives to attend the condolence gathering) (Photo | PTI)
Among the early callers were Rekha, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Arbaaz Khan, Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Akshaye Khanna, Tabu, Farah Khan, Hema Malini, Jaya Bachchan, John Abraham, Sulabha Arya, Ajay Devgn and Kajol. (IN PIC: Actress Madhuri Dixit and husband Sriram Madhav Nene arrive to attend the condolence gathering) (Photo | PTI)
Minutes after the news of her death broke, many Bollywood actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Sushmita Sen, Sidharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh took to Twitter to pay their condolences. (IN PIC: Jacqueline Fernandez arrives to attend the condolence gathering) (Photo | PTI)
The first one, however, was megastar Amitabh Bachchan who in a cryptic tweet wrote, 'Don't know why, feeling a strange restlessness. I have no words.' (IN PIC: Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan with daughter Shweta Bachchan) (Photo | PTI)
Comedian Johnny Lever, while expressing grief, sent prayers to the late actor's family, which includes husband Boney Kapoor and daughters Khushi and Janhvi. (IN PIC: Actress Tanisha Mukherjee and mother Tanuja) (Photo | PTI)
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