Priyanka Chopra Father Passed Away | Priyanka Chopra Loses Her Father to Cancer | Priyanka Chopra Father Died | Priyanka Chopra Father No More
Actress Priyanka Chopra has finally bid farewell to her father Ashok Chopra who died in Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital today. Mr Chopra had long been a cancer patient and was admitted to hospital just days ago in critical condition. Priyanka Chopra’s father, Dr Ashok Chopra, passed away today at 12:30 PM, 10th June 2013 at the Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai. Chopra, who was first diagnosed with cancer in 2005, was on life support in the last few days. The actress and her entire family was with him at the time of his death. Priyanka was extremely close to her dad and would post pictures of him in the hospital with the words “My daddy strongest”. The father-daughter duo were last seen at the TOIFA Awards in Vancouver.
The actress was famously very close to her father and often paid him tribute in interviews. She wore her heart on her sleeve with a tattoo on her wrist that read "Daddy's Li'l Girl," a phrase she also used to describe herself on her Twitter account. Ashok Chopra had been a doctor with the Indian Army and the family travelled around India on military postings while Priyanka was growing up.
Priyanka's friends and colleagues from Bollywood have paid their last respects to her father on Twitter.
Bipasha Basu: Strength to u @priyankachopra n ur family.
Neha Dhupia: So so sad to hear about your loss @priyankachopra ... Condolences to u and your family. Sending u tons of love n energy to get past this.
Genelia D'souza: Deepest and Heartfelt condolences 2 dear @priyankachopra, your mom n ur fly.. All the strength 2u