The actor-singer’s co-stars and director friends were by her side in her difficult time
Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra‘s father Ashok Chopra, who passed away on June 10, was cremated the same evening at the Oshiwara crematorium in North Mumbai. Many Bollywood celebrities, including Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Parineeti Chopra, Karan Johar, Madhur Bhandarkar, Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, Punit Malhotra, Anurag Basu, Khalid Siddiqui, Shahana Goswami, Ramesh Taurani and Arjan Bajwa attended the funeral. The last rites of Ashok Chopra took place between 5.30 and 6.00pm.
Hrithik Roshan and Shahid Kapoor reached Kokilaben Hospital after hearing of Ashok Chopra’s demise and were with Priyanka and her family when the body was taken to her residence.
Senior Chopra was admitted to hospital 17 days ago. He was undergoing cancer treatment for the past few years. He was at the terminal stage of the disease. Priyanka Chopra had cancelled all her shoots and was by his side for the past few days.
Ashok Chopra, a doctor, had retired from the Indian army in 1997 as a lieutenant colonel. He is survived by his wife Madhu, also a former army doctor, daughter Priyanka and son Siddharth.