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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Father Krishnaraj Rai Dies In Mumbai Hospital

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father Krishnaraj Rai was admitted at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital weeks ago. He was reportedly in the Intensive Care Unit or ICU

  | March 19, 2017 09:12 IST (New Delhi)
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan photographed with her father in Mumbai (Image courtesy: MovieTalkies )

Highlights

  • Mr Rai was hospitalised at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital few weeks ago
  • Mr Rai is believed to have been treated for cancer
  • Mr Rai is survived by his wife Vrinda, daughter Aishwarya and son Aditya
Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father Krishnaraj Rai has died in Mumbai after several days of illness. Mr Rai was taken to Lilavati Hospital a month ago. He was reportedly in the Intensive Care Unit or ICU. News agency IANS reports that he had a lymphoma. "Aishwarya's father Krishnaraj Rai passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra," news agency PTI quoted the actress' publicist as saying. "Mr Rai passed away around 4 p.m. in Lilavati hospital ICU," his doctor Lt Gen Ravishankar told IANS via a message. Krishnaraj Rai was a biologist working with the army. Aishwarya is married to actor Abhishek Bachchan.

After hearing of Mr Rai's death, a stream of visitors were spotted at the Bachchan residence in Mumbai. Naina Bachchan and her husband Kunal Kapoor, director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actor Randhir Kapoor were among those who arrived to condole with the family.


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Naina Bachchan and Kunal Kapoor photographed outside Bachchan residence

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Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali photographed outside the Bachchan residence

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Randhir Kapoor photographed outside Bachchan residence


 

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Anil Ambani photographed outside the Bachchan residence

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Anil Ambani's wife, Tina accompanied him

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, 43, and her family - husband Abhishek, 41, and parents-in-law Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan - were photographed at Lilavati Hospital days ago when Krishnaraj Rai was admitted.
 
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Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai photographed outside Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital

 
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Amitabh Bachchan photographed outside Mumbai's Lilavati hospital

 
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Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai outside Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital



Krishnaraj Rai is survived by his wife Vrinda, daughter Aishwarya and son Aditya, who is in the merchant navy. The Rais are originally from Mangalore and later moved to Mumbai. Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan, who married in 2007 and have co-starred in films like Guru and Raavan, have a five-year-old daughter named Aaradhya.
 

 
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