Madhuri Dixit loses father

Madhuri Dixit's father, Shankar R. Dixit, died Friday morning. He was 91.

Friday, September 13, 2013   |  Copyright: IANS  |  Comments 2 Comments  |  2487 Views

Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri Dixit's father, Shankar R. Dixit, died Friday morning. He was 91.

"We'll miss him but we know he has lived a full life. We thank all those who have offered their condolences and prayers," Madhuri said in a statement.

The funeral was at 12.30 p.m at a crematorium in Oshiwada.

"The actress' father was staying with her. He had been unwell for a while and passed away at their Juhu residence in Mumbai," Madhuri's manager told IANS.

Subsequently a prayer meeting will be organised in a day or two.

Her contemporary Sridevi took to Twitter to offer her condolences.

"Shocked to hear about your father. My condolences to the entire family. RIP Shri Dixit," she posted.


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  • Posted on: 13 September 2013 at 6:09amsanjana_D3

    RIP Shankar R. Dixit Sir..

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  • Posted on: 13 September 2013 at 5:10amxbeyondwordsx

    RIP Mr. Dixit. Prayers are with you, Madhuri.

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