Sridevi‘s brother-in-law and actor Sanjay Kapoor said that the whole family was in shock with the sudden demise of the veteran actor.
He also said that she had no history of heart ailment.
The actor, 54, died on Saturday night at around 11 pm reportedly due to cardiac arrest in Dubai, where she had gone to attend her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding.
Speaking to Khaleej Times, Sanjay said that she was in the hotel room in Dubai when it happened.
“We are completely shocked. She had no history of a heart attack,” he said.
Sanjay landed in Dubai on Sunday morning.
Meanhwile, Indian embassy officials in Dubai are working closely with the local authorities to ensure that the mortal remains of the Bollywood icon is taken to Mumbai today.
It is, however, unclear when the transfer will take place as local procedures need to be completed before the body is repatriated.
According to sources in the consulate, forensic and lab reports are still awaited following which the process of repatriation will begin.
“Since this was declared a natural death, post-mortem is unlikely to be carried out,” another source added.
Credits : rediff