Sridevi's demise: Live Updates

Last Updated: Tue, Feb 27, 2018 11:37 hrs

Superstar Sridevi is no more. The actress died on Saturday night due to massive cardiac arrest. Check out all the updates on her last rites.

10.10 AM: The body is yet to arrive. Embalming of the body not yet done. There are chances of second autopsy.

01.00 AM: Sridevi's mortal remains might be released on Tuesday morning.

00.20 AM: Some reports said Dubai Police took the statement of Sridevi's husband Boney Kapoor on Monday night. However, The Khaleej Times reported that he was not interrogated by Dubai Police.

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21:00 PM: The latest reports say Sridevi's mortal remains may not reach Mumbai tonight as Dubai Police have not finished questioning her husband Boney Kapoor yet.

06:45 PM: Reports suggest that the chance of releasing Sridevi's body today seems to be slim. The Kapoor family members in Dubai are waiting for the approvals from Dubai Public prosecutor.

05:30 PM: The Dubai Police has transferred the case to Dubai Public Prosecution, which will carry out regular legal procedures followed in such cases.

04: 42 PM: Reports suggest death due to accidental drowning. Alcohol traces have been found in the blood. The mortal remains will be moved to embalming unit in another one hour.

03:30 PM: Family submits a sealed envelope to the Police. Cops to give repatriation clearance. Family to collect mortal remains soon.

03:00 PM: Death certificate for late actress Sridevi issued. All paperwork completed. Boney Kapoor returns to the hotel.

01:15 PM: Blood reports yet to be given to the cops. Formalities are not complete as yet.

01: 00 PM: The officials are hopeful that Sridevi's body will be ready for repatriation with all the procedures completed by 1 to 2 pm, Dubai time.

12:15 PM: Mortal remains is not handed over to the family. It is still kept in the mortuary. Indian consulate has issued a statement that it might be evening when the body will be handed to the family. Death Certificate not issued as yet.

11.45 AM: Mortal remains expected by evening. Room in the hotel has been marked by the investigators as crucial spot. Alcohol content will be checked. Blood tests will be conducted. Formalities are yet to be completed. The autopsy report will be out by noon.

11.15 AM: Reports say funeral will happen tomorrow at 11 am.

11:00 AM: The autopsy report will be out soon. Autopsy conducted at the Dubai Hospital. Mortal remains will be brought to Mumbai. Her mortal remains will be kept in the Bhagyam bungalow for public viewing. Anil Ambani's private jet has flown yesterday to get the departed's body along with the family members who are in Dubai.

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