Sridevi Died Of Accidental Drowning, Finds Forensic Report

On February 25, the country woke up to the shocking news of one of a legendary actress of Bollywood Sridevi’s death. Indian cinema lost the versatile actress and gems Sridevi who breathe her last in a family function in Dubai. She was only 54 and cause of her death was a major cardiac arrest.

Sridevi untimely death

Sridevi’s untimely death has left a void in the entire film fraternity in India. Many celebrities and politicians took Twitter to share their grief but her demise is perhaps the biggest loss to her family. It was just five months before her elder daughter Jhanvi Kapoor’s Bollywood debut, Sridevi died in Dubai.

She was in Dubai to attend her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding when she suffered a cardiac arrest on Saturday night, leaving her family, fans, and Bollywood in shock. While her husband Boney Kapoor and younger daughter Khushi Kapoor accompanied Sridevi to the wedding in Dubai, Jhanvi decided to stay behind in Mumbai to shoot for her debut film Dhadak.

Sridevi in English Vinglish

According to the sources, the details of last moments of Sridevi in Dubai hotel room were revealed. The sources said that Sridevi was getting ready for dinner when she reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest in her room in the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel.

The version of Boney Kapoor is when he asked about going out for dinner, Sridevi accepted and went to the washroom to get fresh and she didn’t come out for some time. He knocked the door and forced opened the door to see her lying motionless in a bathtub full of water. He tried to revive her and when he could not, he called a friend of his.

But the forensic report has cited accidental drowning as the cause of death, according to Gulf News. The reports also claim that the forensic examination found traces of alcohol in the actor’s blood and that she lost her balance under the influence of alcohol, fell into the bathtub and drowned.

“The investigation is still going on to determine the circumstances surrounding the accident as the forensic report only says that she drowned,” an official told Gulf News. The police are also trying to determine the sequence of events and who was present with her at the time of the incident.

Considering the fact that the mortal remains have to be sent to another country, there are more formalities involved. According to the rules, the body is first sent to a morgue at Al Qusais and then to the General Department of Forensic Evidence. After they give the autopsy report and the death certificate, it is handed over the police for the final clearance.

Also Read: Sridevi’s Daughter Jahnvi Kapoor Is Not With Her Mom For This Heart-Breaking Reason

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