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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father Krishnaraj Rai passed away on Saturday at a suburban hospital here due to health issues. He was hospitalised a few weeks ago and was later shifted to the ICU.
"Aishwarya's father Krishnaraj Rai passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra," the publicist of the actress informed.
Dr K Ravishankar, MD of Lilawati hospital, said, "He passed away at around 4pm today. He was suffering from Lymphoma. He was admitted for over three weeks." Krishnaraj Rai is survived by wife Vrinda, son Aditya and daughter Aishwarya.
The funeral took place last night. Aditya Rai (Aishwarya's brother) performed the last rites in Vile Parle. Shah Rukh Khan, Sonali Bendre, Sikander Kher, Kunal Kapoor, Goldie Behl, and Randhir Kapoor, among others, came to pay their last respects.