Amitabh, Abhishek, Aishwarya pay last respects to longtime secretary Sheetal Jain

Updated: Jun 08, 2019, 21:37 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Sheetal Jain had been working with Amitabh Bachchan and his family closely for over 35 years. He was 77. The family attended his funeral at the Pawan Hans Crematorium in Vile Parle

Amitabh, Abhishek, Aishwarya pay last respects to longtime secretary Sheetal Jain
Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan performing last rites of their longtime secretary Sheetal Jain. All Pictures: Satej Shinde

Sheetal Jain's demise has come as a shock to many in the Bollywood film fraternity. Amitabh Bachchan's longtime secretary - Sheetal Jain passed away on Saturday - June 8, 2019. He was 77. The Bachchan family attended Jain's funeral, which was held at the Pawan Hans Crematorium, Vile Parle, Mumbai.

Amitabh Bachchan
Abhishek Bachchan at the last rites. 

Jain had been working with Amitabh Bachchan and family for nearly over 35 years. He had also produced Amitabh Bachchan's Bade Miyan Chote Miya. 

Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan perform the last rites.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai was also present at the funeral.

Filmmaker Subhash Ghai took to Twitter to mourn Sheetal Jain's death. He wrote: Today great friend of movie industry passed away. SHEETAL JAIN n long time secretary to Amitabh Bachchan. I always found Sheetal ji as most humble n profound as Amit ji. He was a man of deep philosophy n compassion as i met him closely. RIP SHEETAL JI. (sic)

Madhur Bhandarkar too tweeted, "Sad to know demise of Sheetal Jain ji. He was a very humble, soft spoken and gracious person. Film industry will miss him. My condolences to his family and friends."

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Anupam Kher wrote, "Saddened to know about the demise of producer Shri Sheetal Jainji. Knew him for a long time as Mr. @SrBachchan‘s secretary. He was a very dignified and an extremely polite gentleman. May God give his family the strength to deal with this loss." (sic)

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