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Madhuri Dixit’s father passes away

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013 - 16:34

Mumbai: Madhuri Dixit`s father, Shankar R. Dixit, died Friday morning. He was 91.

"We`ll miss him but we know he has lived a full life. We thank all those who have offered their condolences and prayers," Madhuri said in a statement.

The funeral was at 12.30 p.m at a crematorium in Oshiwara.

"The actress` father was staying with her. He had been unwell for a while and passed away at their Juhu residence in Mumbai," Madhuri`s manager said.

Subsequently a prayer meeting will be organised in a day or two.

Her contemporary Sridevi took to Twitter to offer her condolences.

"Shocked to hear about your father. My condolences to the entire family. RIP Shri Dixit," she posted.

IANS

First Published: Friday, September 13, 2013 - 16:34
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