The autopsy of Sridevi, who passed away in Dubai after a cardiac arrest , has been completed and her body would be flown back to India today, according to media reports.
Indian industrial magnate Anil Ambani has sent an aircraft to Dubai to bring back Sridevi’s body to India, sources said.
The 13-seater private jet, (Embraer-135BJ) belonging to Reliance Transport & Travel Ltd, left Mumbai for Dubai around 1.30 pm on Sunday.
The 54-year-old, who was awarded the Padma Shri in 2013, was in Dubai for the wedding of Mohit Marwah, a nephew of her husband and film producer Boney Kapoor.
Sridevi is survived by Kapoor and their two daughters Janhvi and Khushi.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday mourned the death of veteran actress Sridevi.
“Shocked to hear of passing of movie star Sridevi. She has left millions of fans heartbroken. Her performances in films such as ‘Moondram Pirai’, ‘Lamhe’ and ‘English Vinglish’ remain an inspiration for other actors. My condolences to her family and close associates,” the President tweeted.
Modi tweeted: “Saddened by the untimely demise of noted actor Sridevi. She was a veteran of the film industry, whose long career included diverse roles and memorable performances. My thoughts are with her family and admirers in this hour of grief. May her soul rest in peace.”