Boney Kapoor, brother Anil conduct prayers for Sridevi's departed soul in Haridwar

Sridevi's husband Boney Kapoor today headed to Haridwar before flying down to the legendary actress' hometown in Sivakasi on Sunday. 

Boney Kapoor, brother Anil conduct prayers for Sridevi's departed soul in Haridwar
Image Courtesy: ANI

New Delhi: After immersing an urn carrying the ashes of his wife Sridevi, Boney Kapoor along with brother Anil and other members of his family on Thursday flew to Haridwar to offer prayers for the late actress' departed soul.

According to reports, after conducting the prayers, Boney immersed Sridevi's ashes at Haridwar's VIP Ghat. 

Sridevi and Boney married in 1996 and they have two daughters - Janhvi and Khushi Kapoor. 

Millions paid tribute to Sridevi after she was cremated with state honours in Mumbai's Seva Samaj Crematorium on February 28. The last rites were performed by her husband, filmmaker Boney Kapoor while daughters, Janhvi and Khushi, were by his side, sources close to the family said, reports news agency PTI. 

Before cremation, Sridevi's mortal remains were kept in Celebration Sports Club for three hours as she wore a red Kanjeevaram and gold jewellery, wrapped in national tricolour.

Sridevi was last seen in 'Mom' alongside Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Akshaye Khanna. She was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian honour, in 2013.

According to a report in a leading daily, Boney Kapoor will conduct prayers for Sridevi in Haridwar. It is also reported that the prayers will be held on the 16th day of her death in her hometown - Sivakasi in TamilNadu. 

Post her demise, Boney Kapoor penned a heartfelt tribute to her which read, "Losing a friend, wife and mother of your two young daughters is a loss inexplicable in words. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to my family, friends, colleagues and well-wishers and all of you countless fans of my Sridevi who have stood by us like rocks. I am blessed to have the support and love of Arjun and Anshula, who have been such pillars of strength for myself, Khushi and Janhvi. Together, as a family we have tried to face this unbearable loss.

To the world she was their Chandni..the actor par excellence…their Sridevi..but to me she was my love, my friend, mother to our girls..my partner. To our daughters, she was their everything….their life. She was the axis around which our family ran."

Just on Saturday, the Kapoor family had flown to Rameswaram to immerse Sridevi's ashes in the holy waters. 

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