Bollywood celebs mourn the death of Parmeshwar Godrej
Socialite, philantrophist and wife of Adi Godrej, Parmeshwar Godrej passed away on Monday at Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital. She was reportedly suffering from a lung disease and suffered pneumonia, as per doctors.
She was full of life and was an active social worker. She was close to many Bollywood celebrities and often seen at their functions and events.
No sooner the news of her dead broke out, celebrities including Farhan Akhtar, Kabir Bedi, Anupam Kher, Madhur Bhandarkar, Shabana Azmi and Abhishek Kapoor took to their Twitter handle to pay their healthfelt condolence.
Here is what Bollywood celebrities posted on Twitter:
Karan Johar: She is LIFE..will never put a "was" with her name..her energy is infectious..her heart is solid and her aura is forever..I love you Parmesh.
Shekhar Kapur: Few friends would go to the ends of the earth for you in times of need #ParmeshwarGodrej was one of them. RIP. Cherished friendships
Shabana Azmi: Deeply saddened to learn lovely beautiful Parmeshwar Godrej passed away last night at Breach Candy.She was truly special.RIP
Farhan Akhtar: When you wish that some days just didn't happen.. will miss you Parmeshwar. Deepest condolences to the Godrej & Bahl families.
Riya Sen: Saddened to hear bout the demise of #ParmeshwarGodrej , may her beautiful soul R.I.P
Kabir Bedi: Deeply saddened by the passing of Parmeshwar Godrej, dear friend from my early days in advertising. I share her family's grief.
Parveen Dusanj Bedi: The doyenne of Mumbai passes away. A philanthropist & humanitarian - she personified glamour, generosity & kindness RIP Parmeshwar Godrej
Madhur Bhandarkar: Sad to know about the demise of Parmeshwar Godrej. One of the most gracious & down to earth person i knew. You will be missed.#RIP
Abhishek Kapoor: an incredible woman. most gracious, generous and dignified. there is no 1 like her. my heartfelt condolonces to the Godrej and Bahl family
Anupam Kher: #ParmeshwarGodrej was a larger than life lady. She gave style & glamour a new dimension. Her charity work was great. She'll be missed. RIP
Tanuj Garg: So sad to hear about the demise of Parmeshwar Godrej. RIP, beautiful lady.
Farah Khan Ali: Lost a clos Fly friend yestrdy.My childhud yrs wer filld wth hr memories. RIP Parmeshwar Aunty U shll b missed #ParmeshwarGodrej
Suchitra: RiP #ParmeshwarGodrej. Ur spirit ur style ur generosity will be sorely missed
Ashvini Yardi: Shocked & deeply saddened.. So many lovely conversations.. Hard to believe she is no more..Parmeshwar Godrej RIP
Raj Bansal: RIP #ParmeshwarGodrej
Manasi Scott: RIP #ParmeshwarGodrej You were an icon and an inspiration. May you dance with the angels forever more&make heaven a fashionable place.
Former Pakistani cricketer and politician Imran Khan was the first one to share the news of her death.
Imran Khan said, “Devastated by death of close friend, Parmeshwar Godrej, last night: she was always there for me in my most difficult times. May her husband Adhi and her children find strength to cope with this loss.”
Parmeshwar was also socially very active. She took active participation in spreading AIDS awareness in India. She launched the initiative with Hollywood actor Richard Gere in 2004. The effort also received support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative.
Before getting married to Adi Godrej, Parmeshwar Godrej has also worked as an air hostess for Air India
May her soul rest in peace!