Priyanka Chopra’s father, Dr Ashok Chopra, lost a prolonged battle with cancer – India


11  june  2013

Priyanka Chopra’s father, Dr Ashok Chopra, lost a prolonged battle with cancer and breathed his last at a suburban hospital on Monday afternoon. Dr Chopra, 62, had retired from the Indian Army in 1997 as a lieutenant colonel and was ill for quite a long time.

Around 12.30 pm the hospital authorities announced the demise of Dr Chopra. His body was first taken to the Chopra residence at Yari Road and then to the Oshiwara Crematorium where the last rites were performed between 5.30 pm and 6.00pm by Priyanka’s brother Siddharth.
The actress was very close to her father and even has a tattoo ‘Daddy’s lil girl’ inked on her wrist. TOI had earlier reported how the actress had parked herself at the suburban hospital, where Dr Chopra was being treated, for the past six days.

In the morning the actress had posted a picture collage of her father on Twitter. Anurag Basu, the director who is a cancer survivor and a close friend of Priyanka, who was present at the crematorium, said, “Having gone through the same illness, I realise how draining cancer can be. More than the obvious physical complexities, it is mentally challenging. I was there last night by Mr. Chopra. He fought a tough battle. But since it was a relapse, it was increasingly tough to tackle. Priyanka has stood like a rock by her father. I’m not worried for her. She’s extremely strong as a person …my prayers are with the Chopra family.”

Apart from friends and family, Priyanka had almost the entire industry by her side. While her cousin Parineeti Chopra did not leave the actress alone for a moment, Uday Chopra also stayed back till the last rites were done. Hrithik and Rakesh Roshan were among those who had rushed to the hospital upon hearing the news.

Apart from them, also present were Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Karan Johar, Deepika Padukone, Madhur Bhandarkar, Ranveer Singh, Punit Malhotra, Ramesh Taurani, Vishal Bhardwaj, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Bela Sehgal, Manish Malhotra, Abbas Mustan, Ronnie Screwvala, Apoorva Lakhia, Sajid Nadiadwala, among others.

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Shah Rukh hugs Priyanka. Priyanka’s mother Madhu Chopra and her cousin Parineeti can also be seen in the backdrop.

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