Even as the Bollywood and her millions of fans are aggrieved at the sudden demise of veteran actress Sridevi, the Indian officials in Dubai are working closely with the local authorities to ensure that the mortal remains gets to Mumbai at the earliest.
It need be recalled that Bollywood icon Sridevi passed away in Dubai last night.
It is, however, unclear when the transfer will take place as local procedures need to be completed before the body is repatriated.
According to consulate sources, forensic and lab reports are still awaited following which the process of repatriation will begin.
Sources could not confirm if the post mortem will be carried out or not since the case is said to be of natural death.
Consulate officials said the
actor’s body is currently at the police headquarters morgue
in Al Qusais and a consulate employee is with the family.
They are trying to help expedite the procedures for repatriation.
Earlier, Indian ambassador to the UAE, Navdeep Singh Suri, tweeted his condolences to the family.