MUMBAI: Priyanka Chopra’s father Dr. Ashok Chopra, who has been suffering from cancer, died at the Kokilaben Ambani hospital here on Monday. He was later cremated at Oshiwara crematorium here
The actress had performed Mahamrityunjay pooja at her home on Friday to pray for the recovery of her dad.
The last time he was seen with Priyanka was during the Times of India awards in Vancouver in April this year.
The body was first brought to Raj Classic where the Chopra family lives.
A retired lieutenant colonel, Dr Chopra was admitted to hospital about three weeks ago. He is survived by wife Madhu, son Siddharth and daughter Priyanka.
As the news about Dr Chopra’s death spread, Bollywood stars tweeted their condolence messages:
Deepika Padukone: Our heartfelt condolences to PC and her family.
Neha Dhupia: So sad to hear about your loss Priyanka Chopra. Condolences to you and your family. Sending you tons of love and energy to get past this.
Bipasha Basu: Strength to u @priyankachopra n ur family.
Minissha Lamba: My heartfelt condolences to Priyanka Ch.
Genelia D’souza: Deepest and heartfelt condolences 2 dear @priyankachopra, your mom n ur fly.. All the strength 2u.