Shahrukh, Deepika attend funeral of Priyanka’s father
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has lost her father Dr. Ashok Chopra to cancer this evening. Dr. Chopra 64 was cremated today at Oshiwara crematorium and was the cremation was attended by Bollywood celebrities like Shahrukh Khan, Karan Johar, Ranbir Kapoor, Uday Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Anurag Basu, Madhur Bhandarkar, Ranveer Singh, Ramesh Sippy, Vipul Shah, Ramesh Taurani, Daboo Ratnani, Manish Malhotra, Puneet Malhotra Ramesh Taurani, Arjan Bajwa.
The last rites of Ashok Chopra took place between 5.30 pm
and 6.00 pm. On hearing the news of his death, Hrithik Roshan and Shahid Kapoor
were the first to reach Kokilaben Hospital to support Priyanka and her family. When the body
was taken from hospital to her residence, they were there with Priyanka.
For a long time, Dr. Chopra was suffering from cancer and he was admitted to Mumbai Dhirubhai Ambani Kokilaben hospital 17 days ago. Doctors tried their best but he was at the final stage of cancer.
Earlier this year, he accompanied his daughter to Vancouver for the TOIFA Awards despite ill health.
Celebrities took to twitter to express their condolences to the 30-year-old actress.
"Deepest condolences to Priyanka Chopraji and family on the passing away of her father. He loved his music, country and family," Bhosle posted on Twitter.
Bipasha, who once worked with Priyanka, posted, "Strength to you Priyanka Chopra and your family."
"RIP Dr Chopra. Condolences to Priyanka Chopra. Had a great love for music. Met him in Vancouver last, amazing zest for life," posted Kohli.
Prabhudeva tweeted, "So sorry to hear about Priyanka Chopra's father. I hope god gives strength to her and her family to cope up with this loss. My condolences."
"Oh No!!! Priyanka Chopra may God give you strength. Lots of love. May his soul rest in peace," posted Anubhav Sinha.
He is survived by his wife Madhu, daughter Priyanka and son Siddharth.
May his soul rest in peace!