Boney Kapoor, Anil Kapoor perform Sridevi’s asthi visarjan in Haridwar


Boney Kapoor and Anil Kapoor reached Haridwar for the ashti visarjan of Sridevi, who passed away on 24th February in Dubai. The two brothers were accompanied by designer Manish Malhotra and politician Amar Singh. Before immersing Sridevi’s ashti, Boney Kapoor performed the rites in the banks of Ganga.

ANI tweeted# Uttarakhand: 'Asthi Visarjan' of #Sridevi was performed by Boney Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Manish Malhotra,
Amar Singh and other family members at the VIP ghat in Haridwar.

Sridevi died on February 24 in a Dubai hotel. Reports concluded that the star died of accidental drowning in a hotel bathtub. 

After Sridevi’s funeral, Boney Kapoor penned an emotional letter which indicates what was Sridevi’s importance was there in their life.

The filmmaker wrote-

“Losing a friend, wife and mother of your two daughters is a loss inexplicable in words... I am blessed to have the support and love of Arjun and Anshula, who have been such pillars of strength for myself, Khushi and Janhvi. Together, as a family we have tried to face this unbearable loss,” he wrote, thanking family, friends, colleagues, well-wishers and fans for standing by him like rocks.

“To the world she was their Chandni... the actor par excellence ...their Sridevi... but to me she was my love, my friend, mother to our girls... my partner. To our daughters, she was everything... their life. She was the axis around which our family ran,” he said.

Recalling Sridevi’s vast legacy as an artiste, he said curtains never come down on an actor’s life as they live on the silver screen forever. But requested for privacy to grieve.

“As we bid goodbye to my beloved wife and Khushi & Janhvi’s mama, I have a sincere request. Please respect our need to grieve privately . If you need to talk of Sri, let it be of the special memories that connect each of you to her. She was and is an actor that is irreplaceable. Love and respect her for that.

“My only concern at this time is to protect my daughters and find a way to move forward without Sri. She was our life, our strength and the reason we always smiled. We love her beyond measure. Rest in peace my love. Our lives will never be the same again,” he wrote.

Sridevi was in Dubai to attend cousin Mohit Marwah’s wedding.

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