Priyanka bids farewell to her grandmother in Kerala
Kottyam - Priyanka Chopra and brother Sidharth Chopra, along with other close relatives, attended the funeral.
By Web Report
Published: Mon 6 Jun 2016, 10:54 AM
Last updated: Tue 7 Jun 2016, 2:30 AM
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra's maternal grandmother Mary John passed away last Friday and the funeral was held at St. Thomas Jacobinte church in Kottayam, Kerala. Priyanka and brother Sidharth, along with other close relatives, attended the funeral. Image courtesy: Mathrubhumi/Twitter The award-winning star called off all her shoots and work commitments to spend time with her family in these moments of grief. She even shared a picture of her grandmother's last moment in Kerala. The actress wrote, "Rest in peace Nani. #Kerala #FinallyBackHome.
"It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mrs. Madhu Jyotsna Akhouri, our beloved mother and grandmother, freedom fighter, social activist, MLA, amongst other things. She was an amazing woman who lived a full life, filled with purpose and love," Priyanka said in a statement. "She left us in her sleep, surrounded by her family and loved ones," she added.
The 33-year-old "Bajirao Mastani" star said her grandmother will always be in her heart. "Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us everyday," she added. Priyanka is back in Mumbai after finishing the schedule of her first Hollywood film "Baywatch" in the US.