Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra's father Ashok Chopra, who was hospitalised at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital two weeks ago, passed away Monday afternoon. ‘He passed away at 12.30 p.m. today (Monday). He was undergoing cancer treatment,’ hospital COO Ram Narain said.
Chopra was admitted to the hospital about 17 days ago, Ram Narain said, adding that he was undergoing cancer treatment for the past few years but this time he was at the terminal stage.
Chopra, a doctor, had retired from the Indian Army in 1997 as a lieutenant colonel.
Chopra is survived by his wife Madhu, also a former army doctor, daughter Priyanka and son Siddharth.
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Bipasha Basu: Strength to you Priyanka Chopra and your family.
Genelia D'souza: Deepest and heartfelt condolences to dear Priyanka Chopra, your mom and your fly...All the strength to you.
Neha Dhupia: So sad to hear about your loss Priyanka Chopra. Condolences to you and your family. Sending you tons of love and energy to get past this.
Prabhudheva: So sorry to hear about Priyanka Chopra's father. I hope god gives strength to her and her family to cope up with this loss. My condolences.
Kunal Kohli: RIP Dr.Chopra. Condolences to Priyanka Chopra. Had a great love for music. Met him in Vancouver last, amazing zest for life.
Sophie Choudry: Love, prayers and strength Priyanka Chopra to you and the family. Your daddy was the sweetest man and he couldn't have asked for a more loving daughter. RIP
Aadesh Shrivastava: I am very sad to hear about your loss Priyanka Chopra. Condolences to you and your family. Love and energy to get past this.
Minissha Lamba: My heartfelt condolences to Priyanka Chopra and Madhuji. Prayers and strength to you.