One of Bollywood’s classic superstars Sridevi was reportedly preparing for a dinner date with her husband Boney Kapoor when she suffered a cardiac arrest at the hotel room and died on Saturday evening, reported the Khaleej Times while quoting a close family source.
Boney Kapoor flew back from Mumbai and went to her room at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel around 5:30 pm to “surprise” her with dinner.
“He woke her up and the couple chatted for about 15 minutes before he invited her for dinner. The Chandni-fame star then went to the washroom. After 15 minutes passed and Sridevi did not come out, Kapoor knocked on the door to check on her. When he got no response, he forced open the door to find the legendary actor lying motionless in the bathtub full of water.”
“He tried to revive her and when he could not, called a friend. After that, he informed the police at 9:00 pm,” said the source to the newspaper.
Police and paramedics rushed to the site, but she was pronounced dead. Her body was taken to the General Department of Forensic Medicine for an autopsy.
Sridevi, Boney Kapoor, and younger daughter Khushi Kapoor were in Ras Al Khaimah in United Arab Emirates early last week to celebrate the wedding of her nephew Mohit Marwah. Though Boney Kapoor had returned to Mumbai after the wedding, but decided to come back to 'surprise' his wife.
Meanwhile, forensic doctors in Dubai concluded that Sridevi died of a heart attack and added there is nothing suspicious about the way the superstar passed away , official sources in Dubai said.