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Dubai: Bollywood actor Sridevi died of accidental drowning in her hotel bath tub after losing consciousness, a forensic report of the Dubai government said on Monday.
“Following the completion of post mortem analysis, Dubai police headquarters today stated that the death of the Indian actress Sridevi occurred due to drowning in her hotel apartment’s bath tub following loss of consciousness,” the Dubai government’s media office said on Twitter.
Following the completion of post-mortem analysis, @DubaiPoliceHQ today stated that the death of Indian actress Sridevi occurred due to drowning in her hotel apartment’s bathtub following loss of consciousness.
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) February 26, 2018
The 54-year-old actress breathed her last on Saturday night, leaving Bollywood in deep shock and millions of fans heartbroken around the world.
Sridevi was in Dubai for a family wedding, and had stayed back after the ceremonies. Her husband Boney Kapoor had flown back to Mumbai with their younger daughter Khushi, but he had returned to Dubai to surprise her, sources said.
Before making it big in Bollywood in late 1970s, the actor was already an established star in South India with many hits in Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam movies. Her acting career began at the age of four and by 13 she was cast in the adult role of a woman.
The versatile actor was best known for her roles in “Sadma”, “Lamhe”, “Mr India”, “Chandni” and “Himmatwala”.
In 2013, she was honoured with Padma Shri – the country’s fourth-highest civilian award.