Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father Krishnaraj Rai, who was ailing and admitted to Lilavati hospital for quite some time, breathed his last and the funeral was held at Vile Parle Seva Sansthan Shamshan Bhoomi. The ailing patriarch was battling cancer and as per Aishwarya’s publicist “Aishwarya’s father Krishnaraj Rai passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra.” While Lt Gen V Ravishankar, who treated him at the facility, told news agency IANS that Rai had lymphoma. “Mr Rai passed away around 4 pm in Lilavati hospital ICU.”
Bollywood attended the funeral in large numbers and at this sad time, not only Aishwarya’s husband Abhishek Bachchan and father-in-law Amitabh were by her side, but several who’s who of the industry came to pay their last respects.
Shah Rukh Khan, Kunal Kapoor and filmmakers Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ashutosh Gowariker and several others were present to pay their last respect to the departed soul. Check out the pics here!