Photo: Aishwarya with her mother Brinda Rai
Many Bollywood celebrities arrived to pay their last tribute to the ace cinematographer Ashok Mehta who died on August 15, 2012 due to lung cancer. Actor Arjun Rampal owes a lot to Ashok Mehta. He discovered the acting skill in Arjun and boosts him to take up acting. Arjun debuted with Ashok Mehta’s directional debut ‘Moksh’. The actor was seen with his wife Mehr Jessia. Manisha Koirala who was Arjun Rampal’s heroine in ‘Moksh’ also extended her deepest condolence to the family of the deceased.
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Mirza also seen at the condolence meeting. Arjun Rampal wrote on Twitter:
“Finished paying our last respects to the legend Ashokji Mehta, all people
present were all who have been connected to each other by this amazing soul.
Peace be with you Ashokji.”
Also seen at the condolence meet was Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. She was accompanied with her mother Vrinda Rai. Subhash Ghai came to pay the last respect to the departed soul with his wife. Subhash Ghai wrote on Twitter: “while writing abt ASHOK MEHTA i am discovering many more qualities in him that i cud ever realize when he was alive. why does it happen ?”
Rishi Kapoor who worked with Ashok Mehta came to pay his last tribute.Abhishek Kapoor, Chunkey Pandey who has the opportunity to work with Ashok Mehta was also seen at the condolence meet.
Singer Ila Arun also arrived. Aishwarya, Brinda Rai and Subhash Ghai walked out together after paying their last respect.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya, Vrinda Rai and Subhash Ghai