Salman Khan breaks down at Rajjat Barjatya’s prayer meet


The sudden demise of Rajjat Barjatya, CEO and MD of Rajshri Films and cousin of renowned filmmaker left Bollywood shocked. The Barjatya family held a prayer meet for Rajjat on Sunday, July 31 which was attended by many celebrities from the film industry.

Salman Khan, who is extremely close to the Barjatyas, was also present at the prayer meet. The superstar hugged his friend and filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya and couldn’t hold his tears. He broke down and was inconsolable.

The ‘Sultan’ actor arrived for the meet with his sister Alvira Khan Agnihotri. He couldn’t attend Rajjat’s cremation held on Saturday, July 30 at Worli crematorium. He had condoled Rajjat’s death on Twitter by sharing a picture of him with the late producer and wrote, “Rest in peace my brother Rajjat Barjatya.”

Salman has a long standing relationship with the family. He started his career as a lead actor with Rajshri Productions’ ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ in 1989. He was a part of the banner’s latest film ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’.

Sonam Kapoor, who was the leading lady of the 2015 blockbuster ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ was also spotted at the meet. Filmmakers Subhash Ghai and Kunal Kohli, actress Raveena Tandon, Tara Sharma and comedian Satish Shah were also present.

Rajjat Barjatya breathed his last on Friday evening (July 29) at Mumbai’s Jaslok Hospital where he was being treated for over a week. He was reportedly suffering from Cancer.