Mumbai, October 13, 2016: Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s father Surendra Shetty passed away on Tuesday at Ambani Hospital in Mumbai following a heart attack. His funeral rites were conducted on Wednesday at Pavan Hans in Juhu where Shilpa, her sister Shamita and her well-wishers paid their last respect at the cremation.
Surendra died in his sleep on Tuesday and was declared brought dead at Kokilaben Ambani Hospital. He was a businessman.
Very close to both his daughters, Shilpa and Shamita, he was full of life and was often spotted with Shilpa’s mother at chosen social dos. He was a big influence on his daughters’ life and both were seen inconsolable at the funeral on Wednesday.
The news came as a shock to the family and several celebrities had offered their condolences and expressed their grief on Twitter. Several other friends of the actress family’s had arrived on Tuesday evening to console them after they came to know about the sad news.
Akahsy Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan, Salim Khan, R Madhavan, Sanjay Kapoor, Ratan jain, Morani Brothers and Krishika Lulla were among those who came to say the final goodbye. Other celebs were also seen visiting the Shetty residence including R Madhavan, Raveena Tandon, Arpita Khan Sharma, Harman Baweja, politician Milind Deora, Ganesh Hegdeand Sophie Choudry among others.