Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Father Krishnaraj Rai Passes Away In Mumbai

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 11:21 IST

"Aishwarya's father Krishnaraj Rai passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra," the publicist of the actress had told news agency PTI.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Father Krishnaraj Rai Passes Away In Mumbai
Krishnaraj Rai was reportedly battling cancer.

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father Krishnaraj Rai passed away at a suburban hospital here due to health issues.

Rai was hospitalised a few weeks ago and later shifted to the ICU. He was reportedly battling cancer.

"Aishwarya's father Krishnaraj Rai passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra," the publicist of the actress had told PTI.

The funeral took place around 8.30 PM at Vile Parle Seva Sansthan Shamshan Bhoomi where Aishwarya's father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan also offered prayers.

Krishnaraj Rai is survived by wife Vrinda, son Aditya and Aishwarya. A host of celebrities including actors Shah Rukh Khan, Kunal Kapoor and filmmakers Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ashutosh Gowariker paid their last respects to Aishwarya's father.