Legendary actress Shree devi passed away on the night of 24 February in Dubai due to accidental drowning in a bathtub inside of a hotel room. Her mortal remains were carried to Mumbai in a private jet from Dubai and it arrived on 28 February. Her last rites are being performed by the entire family in Ville Parle crematorium ground where all the film stars arrived to pay her last respect. Shree devi has a career older than the age of most people working today and hence she has a lot of fans who cared about her.
Fans have gathered in the counting of thousands outside the crematorium to pay their last respects to their favorite star whom they have only known from the other side of the screen. Among the long list of celebrities, Katrina Kaif also came and shared a moment of grief with the family in the tough times. Death of Shree devi came as a true shock to people because no one expects anyone to go attend a marriage in a different country and four days later drown in a bath tub for some reason, which is still not been made specific.
Shree devi came back to films after 15 years of gap in 2012 with Gauri Shinde directorial English Vinglish which went onto earn Shree’s career best reviews and did a good business on the box office. In 2015 she did a Tamil film with Thalapathy Vijay called ‘Puli’ and finally in 2017 she did what turned out to be her last film role by the name of ‘Mom’. Mom had great reviews and Shree was tremendously praised for her intense portrayal of a complex characters with her co-stars Nawazuddin Siddique and Akshay Khanna. Star like Shahrukh Khan and Ajay Devgn came to the funeral and paid their respects to her.