Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father Krishnaraj Rai, who was under intensive care at the Lilavati hospital in Mumbai, passed away on Saturday after a brief illness.
According to reports, Aishwarya’s spokesperson confirmed the news about his demise.
According to Lt Gen V Ravishankar, who was treating him at the hospital, he had lymphoma. He was in hospital for over a month.
His funeral was reportedly held Saturday night, where Aishwarya's husband Abhishek Bachchan and father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan, offered prayers. Other celebrities who paid their last respects included Shah Rukh Khan, Kunal Kapoor, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ashutosh Gowarikar.