Krishnaraj Rai, father of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, passed away in Mumbai on Saturday. He was hospitalized few weeks ago due to health-related issues, a family friend confirmed. Aishwarya 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.
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