Allow us space to grieve her untimely death: Sridevi’s family after funeral

Vastavam web: Screen icon Sridevi, whose last rites were performed today, lived her life with “dignity”, her family said while requesting the media to respect her legacy and give them the space to grieve her untimely death.The death of Sridevi, 54, in Dubai late Saturday sent shock-waves through India. She was cremated with full state honours.”The one thing that helped us all get through these last few days, was the amazing amount of love and support from everyone – be it her many colleagues, to her innumerable fans, her caring friends and loving family, from across the country and the world.”

It said Sridevi had the same connect with her family that she shared with her audience and left behind a “legacy that is unique”.”To the members of the media, we ask that you respect the privacy of the family and allow us the space to grieve. Sri lived her life with dignity and we implore, that give her the same respect,” the statement read.”Let us all who loved Sri, envelope her two little ones, her life, as she often called them, with as much or more love than we gave Sri so that they can live their lives ahead with a little less ache in their hearts.