In Pics: Swara Bhasker, Mahesh Bhatt and others attend the funeral of Raj Kumar Barjatya
Veteran filmmaker Raj Kumar Barjatya passed away earlier today. The father of director Sooraj Barjatya was 78 years of age. Many prominent Bollywood celebrities such as Madhuri Dixit, Anupam Kher, Sonam Kapoor expressed their condolences over the demise of Barjatya.
Raj Kumar Barjatya’s cremation was held in Mumbai and was attended by a few big names in Bollywood. These included filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and his ex-wife Soni Razdan, Swara Bhasker, Mohnish Bahl, actor-director Satish Kaushik, veteran actor Paintal and producer Jayantilal Gada.
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The news is certainly very painful for the Barjatya family and in this difficult time they need all the support and prayers. Sonam Kapoor, who has worked with Sooraj Barjatya in ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo‘ was very emotional and wrote a very moving post on Twitter.
I have no words to express the deep and incredible sadness that accompanies the news of Shri Rajkumar Barjatya’s passing. He was a visionary whom I was lucky enough to work with and I pray for his family and loved ones.@rajshri #SoorajBarjatya pic.twitter.com/pUarDGwytz
— Zoya Singh Solanki (@sonamakapoor) February 21, 2019
Madhuri Dixit also expressed her condolences on the demise of Raj Kumar Barjatya.
A warm soul and a person I’d always look up to. Deeply saddened by the demise of #RajKumarBarjatya ji 😔 Thank You for inspiring and guiding me through my journey. Condolences to @SoorajBarjatya and family. Hope you’ll find the strength to grieve this loss🙏
— Madhuri Dixit Nene (@MadhuriDixit) February 21, 2019
May God give Sooraj Barjatya and his family all the strength in this difficult time.