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Thousands of fans gathered in Mumbai where actress Sridevi Kapoor's body had been laid out
They patiently waited to be allowed into a club near the 54-year-old's home to pay their respects
Bollywood royalty were ferried in through a separate entrance to say their farewell
Sridevi Kapoor drowned in the bathtub of her Dubai hotel after attending a family wedding
Published: 06:34 BST, 28 February 2018 | Updated: 21:53 BST, 28 February 2018
The husband and daughters of Bollywood legend Sridevi Kapoor were seen standing over her body as her funeral went underway in Mumbai, with thousands of heartbroken fans lining the streets following her shock death in a Dubai hotel last week.
The 54-year-old actress drowned in the bath in her hotelroom in Dubai, and after a short investigation local police ruled out foul play, allowing her remains to be returned to India.
Boney Kapoor and the couple's daughters Jhanvi and Khushi were later seen riding along the casket on a truck while crying fans surrounded the funeral cortege.
Mourning: Sridevi Kapoor's husband Boney and daughters Khushi and Janhvi were seen standing by her side before the funeral cortege began in Mumbai today
Final journey: Sridevi's body is seen draped in red, gold and the Indian flag in the open casket up on public display, in this photograph issued by major Indian news agency and used in Indian media
In a statement, the Bollywood legend's family said they had 'laid to rest a beautiful soul who has gone too soon'
Bollywood star Sonam Kapoor, the actress’s niece, made a heartfelt plea tonight for the love to continue for Sridevi’s daughters.
She said: 'The past few days have been trying times for us as a family. Today has been one of the hardest. We laid to rest a beautiful soul who is gone too soon.
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