Bollywood actor Sridevi died of accidental drowning, the Dubai-based Gulf News said today. The paper quoted the UAE government’s forensic report on its official Twitter handle.
The cause of death is listed as accidental drowning in the report. A copy of the forensic report, attached with the post, has a stamp of the “Ministry of Health UAE” and the director of preventive medicine, Dubai, Dr Sami Wadie.
The newspaper also said in a report that the actor was under the influence of alcohol. She fell into the bathtub and drowned, it added.
Veteran actor Sridevi’s mortal remains will be brought back to India only after the family gets the autopsy report from a hospital in Dubai.
The mortal remains will be brought back in a chartered flight arranged by businessman Anil Ambani. The country woke up to the shocking news of the actress’ death at a Dubai hotel on Sunday and tributes have been pouring in on social media.
Sridevi was in Dubai with her family, to attend her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding. While some of the family members returned from Dubai after the wedding, Sridevi, Boney and Khushi stayed back.