Aishwarya immerses late father Krishnaraj Rai's ashes in Mangalore


Aishwarya Rai Bachchan reached Mangalore with daughter Aaradhya to immerse the ashes of her late father Sri Krishnaraj Rai. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan performed the last rites of her father Krishnaraj Rai at Uppinangady in Mangalore this morning.

The actress conducted pooja at her family temple called Sahasra Lingeshwara. The ashes of her father were immersed in the holy river, which is the convergence of the Netravati and Kumaradhara.

Aishwarya’s father Krishnaraj Rai passed away on March 18th at Lilavati hospital. Krishnaraj Rai succumbed to lymphoma. He was admitted to Lilavati hospital a month ago before he passed away.

His funeral was held at the city's Vile Parle Seva Sansthan Shamshan Bhoomi

Mr Rai’s funeral was attended by who’s who of Bollywood including Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Sujoy Ghosh, Ashutosh Gowariker, Manish Malhotra, Sophie Choudry, Simi Garewal, Sonali Bendre and Kunal Kapoor with his wife Naina Bachchan and many more.

Amitabh’s close friend Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani too offered his condolences.

The chautha organised at the Taj Lands End also saw many close family and friends of the Bachchan family.