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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father dies

Krishnaraj Rai had been in hospital for over a month

20:29 March 18, 2017
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Mumbai: Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father Krishnaraj Rai, who was under intensive care at the Lilavati hospital here, passed away on Saturday after a brief illness.

Aishwarya’s spokesperson confirmed the news about his demise to IANS.

According to Lt Gen V Ravishankar, who was treating him at the hospital, he had lymphoma. He was in hospital for over a month.

“Mr Rai passed away around 4pm in Lilavati hospital ICU,” Ravishankar told IANS via a message.

A Mangalorean, Krishnaraj is survived by his wife, son and daughter.

During his stay at the hospital, he was visited by Aishwarya’s in-laws Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan.