Mandira Bedi’s husband director Raj Kaushal passed away on June 30 due to a sudden cardiac arrest. As soon as the news broke, her colleagues penned condolence messages, while few also attended the funeral. The videos and pictures of Raj’s funeral that hit the internet set a new example, as his wife Mandira performed his last rites. Unlike followed in the Hindu tradition of a man in the family performing the last rites, Mandira was seen holding the bier of her husband which is usually held by men in India.
As soon as the pictures and videos of the same circulated on the internet, netizens were seen lauding her. With Mandira performing her husband’s last rites, broke the gender stereotypes in the most difficult times of her life. One of the netizens shared an article on the same, calling the actress as “EMPOWERED WOMAN OF INDIA.’ Another netizen wrote, “may god bless her. it’s appreciable that even in this moment of grief, she broke the gender stereotypes and smashed the patriarchy.”
Mandira Bedi had her friends Ronit Roy, Ashish Chowdhry, Raveen Tandon and more by her side, supporting her.
Raj is survived by his wife Mandira Bedi and two kids son Veer and daughter Tara, the couple had recently adopted Tara. ALSO READ: Raj Kaushal’s Demise: Mouni Roy Visits Good Friend Mandira Bedi At Home; Spotted Exiting The Kaushal Residence Late Last Evening
Raj Kaushal in his career directed Anthony Kaun Hai and Shaadi Ka Laddoo, he produced movies such as, My Brother… Nikhil, Shaadi Ka Laddoo, Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi, while he worked on the action sequence for the movie Bekhudi. ALSO READ: Raj Kaushal Dies Due To Cardiac Arrest: Hours Before Tragic Demise Mandira Bedi Had Met Up With Good Friend Mouni Roy, Little Did She Know What Lay Ahead - PICTURE
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