- "We laid to rest a beautiful soul who has gone too soon," it read
- Sridevi was cremated with state honours
- Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan were there at the funeral
Read the statement here:
Sridevi was wrapped in the national flag for the journey to the crematorium. Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and others attended the funeral. Before the last rites, a multitude of stars bid Sridevi a final farewell at a club in Lokhandwala. The mourners included Chiranjeevi, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Hema Malini, Kajol and Ajay Devgn, Vidya Balan and many, many others.
Thousands of fans, holding flowers and photos, also lined up for a last glimpse of Sridevi. Some had travelled to Mumbai from Chennai and Karnataka.
In a career spanning for over 50 years, Sridevi had made 300 films in several languages. Her best known Hindi films are Sadma, Mr India, Himmatwala, Chaal Baaz, Mr India and English Vinglish. Her last film was MOM and Shah Rukh Khan's Zero will see Sridevi in a posthumous cameo.
Sridevi is survived by husband Boney Kapoor and daughters Janhvi and Khushi.
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