'Chandni' sets out on her last journey

ANI | Updated: Feb 28, 2018 15:23 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb. 28 (ANI): Draped in red and golden Kanchivaram saree Padma Shree awardee actress Sridevi sets out on her last journey on Wednesday.

Adorned in tricolour, the Indian actress' mortal remains were carried to the cremation ground in a decorated carriage

Stepson Arjun Kapoor, nephew Mohit Marwah were seen on the truck carrying the remains of the 54-year-old actress.

She was given the state of honour by the Mumbai Police while her family looked on at the Celebrations Sports Club.

The cremation ceremony of the actress will take place at Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium and Hindu Cemetery at 3.30 pm.

Earlier in the day, a sea of fans and celebrities thronged the condolence meeting of the actress to have a last glimpse of the yester year diva, who, passed away on February 24.

The mortal remains of Sridevi were wrapped in red and golden Kanchivaram saree and kept in a glass cascade.

Many big names from the industry such as Subhash Ghai, Tabu, Aishwarya Rai, Jaya Bachchan, Sushmita Sen, Isha Deol, Hema Malini, Manish Paul, Farah Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Sonal Chauhan, Satish Kaushik, Annu Kapoor, Alka Yagnik, Kajol, Ajay Devgn among others came to pay their respect.

The veteran actress passed away on February 24 in Dubai, where she was attending a family wedding. (ANI)