Sridevi ashes to be immersed off Rameswaram

By PTI Published on Mar 03, 2018 10:32 AM IST

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

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

Sridevi, 54, died on 24 February in a Dubai hotel. The star's body was flown back to Mumbai on 27 February 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 28 February.