Amitabh Bachchan consoles heart-broken Aishwarya at the chautha


Aishwarya Rai Bachchan completely shattered with the demise of her father Krishnaraj Rai. Late Rai’s prayer meet was held on Tuesday afternoon and many Bollywood celebrities graced the chautha of Aishwarya’s father. The entire Bachchan parivaar were spotted at the event. Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Ash-Abhi’ daughter Aaradhya Bachchan were spotted. Shweta Nanda also arrived at the prayer meet of Krishnaraj Rai. Aishwarya’s mother Vrinda Rai and brother Aditya Rai were also spotted.

Couple of pictures from the prayer meet was doing the round on net and in few pictures we can see Amitabh Bachchan consoling his daughter-in-law, who is totally heart-broken. Amitabh is seen talking to Ash and the latter silently listening. Abhishek Bachchan was also seen by his wife’s side.

After a prolonged illness, Krishnaraj Rai breathed his last on Saturday at Lilavati hospital.

After the demise of Krishnaraj Rai, megastar Amitabh Bachchan pens an emotional letter directed to his inconsolable daughter-in-law.

“Death has but one end… And words cannot define it,” Amitabh tweeted on Saturday night. In his letter, the 74-year-old thespian wrote about the hard truth of life and death. He wrote: “Glimpses of reactions in the mind, of the lost one, of those that shall reflect on the lost one and suddenly then in the midst of sorrow and grief among the grieved and grieving.”

“That walk to the ultimate destination and the reality… Embracing the tragedy, the discussions on its transport, its rituals, its formalities… The custom, the tradition, the visitors with the sadness and the embrace of consolation, the last rites, the carriage, the placement, the cremation… What to say what to put out where to put to… All laden with grief and departure,” he added.

Krishnaraj Rai was admitted to the intensive care unit of the Lilavati Hospital since February. Aishwarya’s spokesperson confirmed the news of his demise. Lt. Gen. V. Ravishankar, who treated Krishnaraj Rai at Lilavati Hospital said that Rai had lymphoma. Krishnaraj Rai is survived by his wife Vrindya Rai, son Aditya and daughter Aishwarya. His funeral was held on Saturday night at the city’s Vile Parle Seva Sansthan Shamshan Bhoomi. Host of Bollywood celebrities attended the funeral of Ash’s father.

Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kunal Kapoor, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Sonali Bendre, Raveena Tandon and many others attended the funeral that was held at Mumbai’s Vile Parle Seva Sansthan Shamshan Bhoomi.

May his soul rest in peace!
aishwarya and amitabh