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Sridevi died due to 'accidental drowning' in bathtub: Top 10 developments

The veteran actor, who acted in over 300 films and was referred to as the first female superstar of Bollywood, suffered a cardiac arrest late Saturday night in Dubai


BS Web Team | Agencies
In a new twist to the sudden death of legendary actress Sridevi, it has been revealed she died due to accidental drowning in her hotel room and that there were traces of alcohol in her blood, according to the reports published in Gulf media.

The revelation came a day after the media reported that the Bollywood icon died following a cardiac arrest on Saturday night and also led to delay in the repatriation of her mortal remains back home in India.

Her body will soon be moved to the Al Muhaisana embalming unit and will be repatriated to Mumbai -- where India's

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First Published: Feb 26 2018 | 5:04 PM IST

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