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Death of Decency
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Death of Decency

On Feb. 24th Sridevi died. On 25th our decency died. Following Sridevi’s death, everyone; the media, celebrities and the public went overboard with their expression of grief and praise.  Then they turned into vicarious pleasure seekers, publicity mongers and conspiracy theorists. TV news channels were the worse of the lot. In the initial hours of…

Beware! Bathrooms can kill too!
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Beware! Bathrooms can kill too!

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD We have all seen a most shocking and disturbing incident in the very tragic death of Sridevi, a phenomenally versatile, much loved and admired actress. While nothing that has been said about the circumstances in which she met her end seems very convincing, the fact remains that she died…

Bollywood, scores of fans bid tearful farewell to Sridevi
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Bollywood, scores of fans bid tearful farewell to Sridevi

Mumbai: Thousands of flower carrying, prayer chanting fans and Bollywood actors are pouring into Mumbai’s Celebration Sports Club to pay last respects to film icon Sridevi, who died in Dubai over the weekend. The funeral will be held at 3.30 pm today with full State honours. The sudden death of the 54-year-old had shaken the…

She was motionless in bathtub when Boney Kapoor found her: Report
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She was motionless in bathtub when Boney Kapoor found her: Report

New Delhi: Sridevi was getting ready for dinner with her husband Boney Kapoor in Dubai when she reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest in her room in the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, says a report in the Khaleej Times, quoting family sources. According to the report, Boney Kapoor, who had left Dubai for Mumbai, returned on…

Bollywood actor Sridevi passes away
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Bollywood actor Sridevi passes away

Born: August 13, 1963 Died: February 24, 2018 Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sridevi passed away in Dubai in the wee hours of today after a cardiac arrest. She was 54. She leaves behind her husband Boney Kapoor and daughters Jhanvi and Khushi. Sridevi’s mortal remains will be flown back to Mumbai today after post-mortem by Dubai…

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