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Bollywood celebrities attend Ashok Chopra’s prayer meet

Ashok Chopra, father of Priyanka Chopra, died in hospital on Monday

  • IANS
  • Published: 10:11 June 12, 2013
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  • Image Credit: AFP
  • Indian Bollywood film actress Priyanka Chopra

Mumbai: A prayer meeting was organised on Tuesday for Priyanka Chopra’s father Ashok Chopra, who died in a Mumbai hospital from cancer.

Ashok Chopra, who was hospitalised at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital two weeks ago, passed away on Monday afternoon. His prayer meeting took place at J.W. Mariott in Juhu.

Those who attended the meet from the film industry included Kareena Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Shilpa Shetty, Karishma Kapoor, Abbas-Mustan, Dia Mirza, Nikhil Adwani, Rani Mukherjee, Lara Dutta, Malaika Arora Khan, Isha Koppikar, Arpita, Alka Yagnik, Riteish Deshmukh, Genelia D’Souza, Madhur Bhandarkar, Prabhudheva, Imran Khan, Uday Chopra, Rohit Shetty, Zoya Akhtar, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh among others.

Priyanka had reportedly cancelled all her shoots and had been at her father’s side for the last few days.

A doctor by profession, Ashok Chopra 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.

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