Abhishek Bachchan, Karan Johar attend Nikkhil Advani's mother's last rites

Apr 09, 2018, 14:04 IST | mid-day online desk

Filmmaker Nikkhil Advani's mother passed away on Saturday

Karan Johar and Abhishek Bachchan
Karan Johar and Abhishek Bachchan. Pics/ Bipin Kokate

Karan Johar and Abhishek Bachchan attended the funeral of Rekha Advani, mother of filmmaker Nikkhil Advani, at Banganga, Walkeshwar, yesterday. She passed away on Saturday. 

The Kal Ho Naa Ho director's mother, Rekha, passed away suddenly on Saturday, a family source said. The cause of her death was not immediately known. The last rites were performed at Banganga, Nepean Sea Road, in Mumbai at 1 pm on Sunday, the source said. Besides Nikhil, Rekha is survived by daughter Monisha and son Kunal.

The family shared the following message with well-wishers: “With grief and sadness, this is to inform you that Rekha Advani (m/o Monisha, Nikkhil and Kunal) passed away suddenly on Saturday evening.”

Nikkhil was consoled by film fraternity members like Karan Johar and Abhishek Bachchan at his mother's funeral here on Sunday. Apart from Karan and Abhishek, filmmaker Sudhir Mishra, T-Series head honcho Bhushan Kumar, actors Manoj Bajpayee and Diana Penty were seen at the funeral.
- With inputs from PTI

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