Emraan Hashmi’s mother passes away

Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi’s mother Maherah Hashmi passed away at the Hinduja hospital today afternoon. "She was suffering from cancer," director-producer Mukesh Bhatt confirmed the news.

Emraan Hashmi, who is currently busy shooting aboard for ‘Raaz 4’ boarded a flight to Mumbai on hearing the news. His mother Maherah was staying at Palli Hill opposite to Sanjay Dutt’s bungalow.

The sad news was confirmed by Mukesh Bhatt. Maherah was the sister-in-law of Mukesh and Mahesh Bhatt. He said that Maherah lost the battle of life to cancer on the Friday afternoon after fighting the dreaded disease for a long time.

"Emraan boarded a flight from Romania this morning where he's shooting for Raaz 4. He is on flight right now and doesn't know the sad news yet. He should be here by 2 am," Bhatt said.

He also offered his deepest condolences to Emraan and his family. The last rites will be performed on Sunday.