Priyanka Chopra's father passes away after struggle with cancer

National award-winning actress Priyanka Chopra's father, Dr Ashok Chopra, passed away today at a hospital in suburban Andheri here after a prolonged battle with cancer.

hidden June 10, 2013 14:13:39 IST
Priyanka Chopra's father passes away after struggle with cancer

Mumbai: National award-winning actress Priyanka Chopra's father, Dr Ashok Chopra, passed away today at a hospital in suburban Andheri here after a prolonged battle with cancer.

The actress' father died at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital a short while ago, Priyanka's manager told PTI.

Dr Chopra, a physician in the Indian Army, was seriously ill for a longtime. He had accompanied Priyanka to Vancouver for the TOIFA Awards earlier this year.

Priyanka Chopras father passes away after struggle with cancer

Priyanka Chopra with her father. Image from Priyanka's Instagram.

For over a fortnight, the actress had been by her father's side due his illness, keeping aside all her filmi assignments.

Priyanka had tweeted out pictures of herself with her father on Twitter late last. On 2 June, she had tweeted, My Daddy Strongest along with an Instagram picture of her father.

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