Mandira Bedi’s husband Raj Kaushal’s sudden demise is still a shock to the Bollywood industry. Reports say that it was a cardiac arrest that took him yesterday. A lot of pictures went viral from the funeral. Mandira was seen performing the last rites of her late husband. She was seen carrying the earthen pot in her hands which are generally carried by a male member who also lights the pyre. Her breaking these stereotypes was so empowering that it broke the internet. A lot of netizens came forward to support her on social media, they called her a source of empowerment.
Here is a video of Mandira carrying the last rites-
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A lot of celebrity friends attended the funeral ceremony. Ashish Chaudhary, Ronit Roy, Samir Soni and Huma Qureshi were seen sharing their support to Mandir while standing with her in times of grief. Whereas Neha Dhupia, Tisca Chopra, Anupam Kher, Manoj Bajpayee and many more were seen extending their deep condolences to the family through social media.
After the funeral, Ashish Chaudhary wrote a grieving note for Raj Kaushal which said, “My big brother, my guiding light, my happy quotient, my pamper-me-lots person, is gone. My brother who supported me fiercely like my sister Monica who I also lost, is gone. But yet, he’s filled positivity and gratitude real hard in me. He’s taught me well. To survive any storm. And I’ll do the same today. For him. I love you forever, my Rajiee. Until then my bro. Until we meet again.”