Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father, Krishnaraj Rai, passed away on Saturday evening in Mumbai. He was reportedly battling cancer.
Krishnaraj Rai’s funeral took place around 8.30 pm at Vile Parle Seva Sansthan Shamshan Bhoomi last night. Aishwarya’s publicist confirmed the news, she stated,
Aishwarya’s father Krishnaraj Rai passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra.
Many Bollywood celebrities came to pay their last respects to Aishwarya’s father. Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Sujoy Ghosh, Ashutosh Gowariker, Manish Malhotra, Sophie Choudry, Simi Garewal, Sonali Bendre, Kunal Kapoor and Naina Bachchan, attended the funeral.
Aishwarya had been managing her entire schedule to make sure that she was present by her father’s side throughout his illness. Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to express his grief, and the message he conveyed is really heart-wrenching.
This is what he tweeted,
T 2468 – Death has but one end .. and words cannot define it ..!!
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 18, 2017