Pics: Rani Mukherjee arrives for father Ram Mukherjee’s funeral


On Sunday early morning, Rani Mukherjee’s father Ram Mukherjee passed away. The veteran filmmaker-scriptwriter was 84. His last rites was held at the Pawan Hans Crematorium in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. 

His wife Krishna told IANS over phone: "He was admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital from October 13 and his treatment was going on. Unfortunately, his body was not responding to the treatment that well this time. Last night, his blood pressure suddenly dropped around 5am."
She further added, "He is no more, everything is finished."

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took to social media to mourn Ram Mukherjee’s death.

"Saddened at the passing of veteran filmmaker Ram Mukherjee. My condolences to his family," tweeted Banerjee.

Actor Prosenjit Chatterjee tweeted: "Really sad to hear Ram Mukherjee passed away. I had an opportunity to work with him in 'Rakta Nadir Dhara', 'Raktalekha', 'Biyer Phool'. RIP Ramda."

Rani Mukherjee along with her husband Aditya Chopra was spotted at Pawan Hans Crematorium in Vile Parle West here.

Actors Aamir Khan, Anil Kapoor and Ranveer Singh were among the others who paid their last respect to Ram Mukherjee.
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