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Aishwarya Rai's father passes away

  • IndiaGlitz, [Monday,March 20 2017,]

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father Krishnaraj Rai, who was under intensive care at the Lilavati hospital here, passed away on Saturday after a brief illness.

Aishwarya's spokesperson confirmed the news about his demise to media source.

According to Lt Gen V Ravishankar, who was treating him at the hospital, he had lymphoma. He was in hospital for over a month. "Mr Rai passed away around 4 p.m. in Lilavati hospital ICU," quoted Ravishankar.

A Mangalorean, Krishnaraj is survived by his wife, son and daughter.

During his stay at the hospital, he was visited by Aishwarya's in-laws Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan.

IndiaGlitz extends deepest condolence to Aishwarya and her family.