Sridevi’s ashes to be immersed in Rameswaram on Saturday

Sridevi was cremated on February 28. She was born in a village in Tamil Nadu and started her career in Tamil films.

bollywood Updated: Mar 03, 2018 09:32 IST
Press Trust of India, Chennai
Sridevi,Boney Kapoor,Rameswaram
Sridevi died on February 24 in a Dubai hotel room due to accidental drowning in a bathtub.(AP)

An urn carrying the ashes of Bollywood superstar Sridevi was brought to Chennai on Friday by her husband Boney Kapoor for immersion in the sea off Rameswaram.

The ashes, brought by Boney in a special aircraft, will be taken to holy island town of Rameswaram on March 3 and immersed in the sea there, airport sources said.

Sridevi, 54, died on February 24 in a Dubai hotel.

The mortal remains of late actress Sridevi on its way to the Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium and Hindu Cemetery for cremation in Mumbai on February 28, 2018. (IANS)

The body of Bollywood icon was flown back to Mumbai on February 27 after Dubai authorities had determined that she had accidentally drowned in her hotel bathtub.

The body of the actor, who was born in a village in Tamil Nadu and started her career in Tamil films, was cremated on February 28.

Her death sent shock waves across India with those who knew her at a loss to explain how the star could die so suddenly.

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First Published: Mar 03, 2018 09:26 IST