February    2019

Sridevi's final journey begins

Wednesday,28 Feb 2018 05:13 PM IST

Media Eye News Bureau:  Legendary Bollywood actress Sridevi began her final journey which started from near her residence to a crematorium in Vile Parle this afternoon.

Thousands of fans joined a long procession to mark the final journey of veteran Bollywood actress Sridevi,.

The body which was first draped in the National Tricolour and then accorded a police gun salute, as cries of "Sridevi Amar Rahe" rent the air.

Maharashtra government has accorded full state honours for the funeral of Sridevi, who was conferred a Padma Shri in 2013, which included draping her body in the national Tricolour, elaborate arrangements by the Mumbai Police, and a gun salute before the cremation.

The approximately six km long journey was expected to be completed by 3.30 p.m. as the truck slowly wend its way through some of the poshest areas of Andheri and Vile Parle sububrbs, a massive portrait of Sridevi visible from a distance as the truck moved ahead.

During Sridevi’s funeral procession, thousands of heartbroken fans line the streets and many are seen crying.

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