Amitabh Bachchan pens emotional letter after Aishwarya’s father’s death
“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 for the last few days. He passed away on Saturday evening after a brief illness. Aishwarya’s spokesperson confirmed the news about 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 Brindya 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!