- Actor Mandira Bedi’s husband, Filmmaker Raj Kaushal has passed away at the age of 49 years
- The cause of death was a massive heart attack
- Many industry colleagues who had worked with Raj in the past took to social media to mourn his death and convey their sorrow on the sudden loss
Actor Mandira Bedi’s husband, Filmmaker Raj Kaushal has passed away at the age of 49 years on Wednesday morning. The director filmmaker suffered a massive heart attack.
His funeral took place at the Shivaji Ground Mumbai on Wednesday which was attended by Rohit Roy, his brother Ronit Roy and actor Ashish Choudhary. Rohit Roy sent out an official statement regarding the filmmaker’s death,” Raj passed away this morning, around 4.30 am, he had a heart attack. He was at home, by the time the family could get any medical help, Raj had gone” he said.
Many industry colleagues who had worked with Raj in the past took to social media to mourn his death and convey their sorrow on the sudden loss. Neha Dhupia, Anupam Kher, Ronnie Screwwala were among the few who mourned the filmmaker’s death.
Filmmaker Onir who worked with the filmmaker in the 2005 film My brother Nikhil announced the news of the filmmakers’ demise on social media through a tweet saying, “Gone too soon. We lost filmmaker and producer Raj Kaushal this morning. Very sad. He was one of the producers of my first film My Brother Nikhil. One of those few who believed in our vision and supported us. Prayers for his soul.”
Neha Dhupia tweeted, “Can’t believe you are not with us anymore. Mandira my strong strong girl, I am at a loss for words. My heart belongs to Vir and Tara. I’m shaken up and in shock and disbelief as I write this.”
Actor Divya Dutta, Tisca Chopra, Kunal Kohli, Minissha Lambba, and Sudhir Mishra all expressed grief at the sudden loss of the filmmaker-director. Kangana Ranaut also took to her Instagram stories to mourn his death and pay condolences to the family.
Raj Kaushal began his career as a copywriter and owned an advertising company in 1998. Mandira and he got married in the year 1999. Raj Kaushal is survived by his wife Mandira Bedi and his two children Tara and Vir.