Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Sonu Nigam and Alka Yagnik attended the funeral of music composer Aadesh Shrivastava on Saturday.

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan at the funeral. Pic/Sayed Sameer Abedi

The 'Raajneeti' composer lost his battle to cancer on Saturday, a day after he turned 49.

Amitabh, who has featured in films like 'Baabul' and 'Baaghban' - for which Shrivastava composed music - was seen consoling his wife Vijayata Pandit at the funeral, held at the Oshiwara Crematorium in Mumbai on Saturday afternoon.

Singers Pandit Jasraj, Udit Narayan, Javed Ali and Kunal Ganjawala; composers Ismail Darbar, Sajid-Wajid and Lalit Pandit; filmmakers Shekhar Kapur and Anees Bazmee, were also present at the venue.

He had earlier battled with cancer in 2010 and his cancer relapsed for the third time.