Clicked: Juhi Chawla;s brother Bobby Chawla’s funeral & prayers meet
Bollywood was present in full force yesterday at the prayer meet for Bobby Chawla, actress Juhi Chawla’s brother and former CEO of production house Red Chillies, who died on March 9 after having been in coma for almost four years.
Juhi tweeted earlier: This is the perfect screenplay, look at how my brother timed it. He gave me the biggest gift of my lifetime, saw its release, And went away.
Actor Shah Rukh Khan, a close friend of Bobby and Juhi and the owner of Red Chillies, stood out among the bevy of stars who were present at the prayer meet held at Mumbai’s Taj Land’s End Hotel.
Juhi’s Gulaab Gang co-star Madhuri Dixit was also present to condole with the Chawla family as was the Bachchan family – Big B, Abhishek and Jaya.
Shammi Kapoor’s widow Neela Devi was present on behalf of the Kapoor clan and could be seen chatting with the Bachchans.
Riteish and Genelia Deshmukh, Imran Khan, Tabu, Tanishaa Mukherji, Salman Khan’s sister Alvira Agnihotri, Sangeeta Bijlani, Neelam and Samir Soni, Vinod and Kavita Khanna, Padmini Kolhapure, Boman Irani, Satish Shah and Rajeev Paul were among the Bollywood actors who attended the condolence meeting.
Filmmakers Nagesh Kukunoor, Ramesh Taurani and Abbas Mustan, fashion designers Neeta Lulla, Shaina NC and Vikram Phadnis and singers Anu Malik and Alka Yagnik were among those who arrived to pay their last respects to Bobby Chawla.