Big B expresses grief over Aadesh Shrivastav`s brother`s death

Last Updated: May 09, 2011, 20:07 PM IST

New Delhi: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan expressed grief over the death of composer Aadesh Shrivastav`s elder brother, Chitresh, in a car accident in the US. He called on Aadesh and consoled him.

"The sad news of the death of dear friend Aadesh Srivastava`s brother in a car accident in USA near Chicago. Had gone on a tour with that wonderful singer Rahat Fateh Ali and was driving with the group from one city to another, when it happened," Big B posted on his blog

Chitresh, who was 44, was recently diagnosed with cancer, but the composer-singer successfully fought it and was on the road to recovery. Big B went along with Prakash Jha to meet him after they heard the news.

"Aadesh himself distraught and and shattered, struggling with cancer, uncontrollable misery for him. Calm him down and go across to him. Sad and desolate atmosphere. This talented youngster, now shorn of all his physical attributes because of the chemo .. masked and broken down .. sit with him in consolation .. take Prakash Jha along with me .. he had had `Rajneeti` music done by Aadesh,` he posted.