At a time when people still can’t get over Sridevi’s sudden demise, the real reason behind her death is a real shocker. The Dubai Police today confirmed that the cause of Sridevi's death was “accidental drowning” in Dubai hotel bathroom and not cardiac arrest, according to Gulf News. Traces of alcohol was also found inside Sridevi’s body, reports added. Furthermore, the reports said that the matter has now been transferred to Dubai Public Prosecution, which will carry out regular legal procedures followed in such cases.
The Gulf News said the actor fell into the bathtub of her room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, lost consciousness and drowned.According to a report in The Times of India, the two chatted for 15 minutes before she went into the bathroom. Boney knocked on the door after 15 minutes but broke it down upon not getting a response.
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
Boney found Sridevi lying unconscious in the bathtub. He called a friend for help and reported the death to the police at 9pm. The report also said that while several media outlets are reporting cardiac arrest as the cause of her death, there has been no confirmation yet. However, Sanjay Kapoor, Sridevi’s actor brother-in-law, told Dubai’s Khaleej Times, “We are completely shocked. She had no history of a heart attack.”
Sridevi collapsed in her hotel room in Dubai, where she had gone with husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi for her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding.
Sridevi’s autopsy has been completed now and a death certificate has been issued. Right now, arrangements are made to get the mortal remains to Mumbai, so the family and friends can pay their last respects to the actress.
The remains are expected to reach Mumbai late in the evening after which the final darshan will be at Bhagya Bungalow after which the final rites will be conducted at the Pawan Hans crematorium in Vile Parle.