New Delhi: Superstar Amitabh Bachchan wrote an emotional post on Twitter after his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father Krishnaraj Rai passed away on Saturday evening. He tweeted, "Death has but one end .. and words cannot define it ..!!" Mr Rai who died in Mumbai's Lilavati hospital reportedly had a lymphoma. Weeks ago, he was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Krishnaraj Rai had worked as biologist in the army. His funeral was held on Saturday evening. Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ashutosh Gowariker, Sonali Bendre, Goldie Behl, Kunal Kapoor, SIkhander Kher and many other Bollywood celebrities came to pay their last respects to Mr Rai. He is survived by wife Vrinda Rai, son Aditya Rai and daughter Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
- "Death has but one end and words cannot define it," wrote Big B
- Mr Rai's funeral was held on Saturday evening
- He reportedly had a lymphoma
Here's what Amitabh Bachchan posted:
T 2468 - Death has but one end .. and words cannot define it ..!!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 18, 2017
In his blog, the 74-year-old actor writes, "That call you wait anxiously knowing that it will come, and come it does to end all other calls .. glimpses of reactions in the mind, of the lost one, of those that shall reflect on the lost one .. and suddenly then in the midst of sorrow and grief among the grieved and grieving ." He further writes, "And the happiest of them all, is the one that has gone .. for he is already in the arms of the heavens and in a realm of peace and tranquillity.."
"Mr Rai passed away around 4 p.m. in Lilavati hospital ICU," his doctor told news agency IANS. He was reportedly admitted to the hospital in February. Amitabh Bachchan had visited Mr Rai while he was in the hospital.