(Pictures) Mandira Bedi's husband Raj Kaushal's last journey from their Bandra house RaMa
Filmmaker Raj Kaushal passed away today due to a cardiac arrest. Rohit Roy, Onir and other film industry personalities offered condolences.
Actor Manidra Bedi's husband and filmmakers Raj Kaushal passed away on Wednesday due to cardiac arrest.
Actor Rohit Roy told indianexpress.com, “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 is survived by wife Mandira Bedi, and children Veer and Tara. The entire film fraternity is in utter shock after the demise of the filmmaker.
He started his advertising production company in 1998 and went on to direct over 800 commercials.
The writer-director-producer helmed three films in his career – Pyaar Mein Kabhie Kabhie, Shaadi Ka Ladoo and Anthony Kaun Hai. He started his career as a copywriter.
In films, he started with assisting Mukul Anand, including Subhash Ghai’s Trimurti.
Actor Tisca Chopra tweeted, "Cannot believe #RajKaushal isn’t with us any more .. just so shocking. My hear goes out to @mandybedi and her two lovely kids #RIP our happy smiling Raj.. your gentle soul will be missed."
Mandira Bedi and Raj Kaushal tied the knot in 1999. They have two children, Tara and Vir.
The couple adopted Tara last year. "She has come to us, Like a blessing from above, Our little girl, Tara. Four years and a bit, With eyes that sparkle like stars, Sister to her Vir. Welcoming her home, With open arms and pure love, Grateful, thankful, blessed. Tara Bedi Kaushal became a part of our family on 28th July 2020,” Mandira wrote in a post, welcoming her to the family.
Raj directed Bollywood films such as Anthony Kaun Hai (2006), Shaadi Ka Laddoo (2004), Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi (1999).
In an interview with HT, Mandira called Raj her 'strength'. She said, “Raj has always been a great encouragement to me."