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Actress Mandira Bedi's husband, filmmaker Raj Kaushal, passed away on Wednesday morning. Kaushal died of a heart attack. Several friends and industry colleagues attended the last rites of Raj Kaushal to pay their last respects at a crematorium in Dadar, Mumbai.
Kaushal's last rites were performed in Dadar on Wednesday morning. Friends from the industry including Apurva Agnihotri, Samir Soni, Ronit Roy, Mansi Joshi Roy and Ashish Chaudhary among others came in to pay their respects. In the picture: TV actor and close friend of Kaushal, Ronit Roy condoles Mandira.
Actor Rohit Roy, who was a close friend of Raj Kaushal, posted on Instagram: "One of the nicest guys you could ever have met... and if u were lucky, u could have called him your friend... and just like that, he's gone, even without saying good bye. Too numb with grief and shock to react... This is not fair, just not fair... Raj, my friend, my brother... keep spreading the cheer where ever your next abode is... Knowing your penchant for good homes, I am sure you are looking for a good spot in heaven RIGHT NOW! We all loved you dearly and you know that ... unfortunately, we kept saying next week next week and that week never came. See you on the other side my bro... Till we raise hell again, REST IN PEACE @rajkaushal. [sic]"
Raj Kaushal directed movies like 'Shaadi Ka Laddoo' and 'Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi'. Apart from direction, Kaushal had also produced filmmaker Onir's 2005 acclaimed drama 'My Brother… Nikhil', starring Sanjay Suri and Juhi Chawla.
Kaushal's last directorial was the 2006 thriller, 'Anthony Kaun Hai?, starring Arshad Warsi and Sanjay Dutt. In picture: Mansi Joshi Roy, Shilpa Saklani with husband, Apurva Agnihotri.
Raj Kaushal is survived by his wife Mandira, and children Veer and Tara. He was in his 50s. In picture: Ronit Roy and other celebs at Raj Kaushal and Mandira Bedi's residence as they arrived to pay their last respects.