- Mandira Bedi’s husband Raj Kushal dies on Wednesday morning
- Raj Kushal was just 49 years old
- Mandira Bedi and Raj Kaushal got married in 1999
Famous TV actress Mandira Bedi’s husband and Movie producer Raj Kaushal died at the age of 49 on Wednesday morning. Filmmaker Onir, who worked with Mandira Bedi’s husdand in the 2005 movie My Brother Nikhil, announced the news of his death on social media and he tweeted: “Gone too soon. We lost film maker and producer Raj Kaushal this morning. Very sad. He was one of the producers of my first film My Brother Nikhil. One of those few who believed in our vision and supported us. Prayers for his soul.”
More details including the reason behind Raj Kaushal’s death are awaited.
Gone too soon. We lost Film maker and Producer @rajkaushal1 this morning. Very Sad. He was one of the producers of my first film #MyBrotherNikhil. One of those few who believed in our vision and supported us. Prayers for his soul. pic.twitter.com/zAitFfYrS7— অনির Onir اونیر ओनिर he/him (@IamOnir) June 30, 2021
Neha Dhupia was among the group of friends of Raj Kaushal who reportedly spent time with him over the weekends and wrote on Instagram: “Raj, we took this picture to create more and more memories. Can’t believe you are not with us anymore. Mandira , my strong, strong girl, I am at a loss of words. My heart belongs to Vir and Tara. I’m shaken up and in shock and disbelief as I write this, RIP Raj.”
Actress Tisca Chopra wrote, “Cannot believe Raj Kaushal isn’t with us any more… Just so shocking. My hear goes out to Mandira Bedi and her two lovely kids RIP our happy smiling Raj… Your gentle soul will be missed,” on Twitter.
Actor Rohit Bose Roy tweeted: “This is unbelievable… Numb with grief and shock. One of our closest.”
This is unbelievable…. Numb with grief and shock 🥲 One of our closest …….— Rohit Bose Roy (@rohitroy500) June 30, 2021
Malini Agarwal gave info of the cause of his death along with condolences, “Mandira Bedi’s husband, ace ad filmmaker #RajKaushal passed away this morning due to a cardiac arrest. Deepest condolences to his family and loved ones.”
Mandira Bedi and Raj Kaushal tied the matrimonial knot in 1999 and they welcomed son Vir in 2011. Mandira and Raj, who previously revealed they wanted to adopt a daughter, welcomed 4-year-old Tara into the family in July last year.
Mandira Bedi and Raj Kaushal’s son Vir is now 10.
Besides being a film producer, Raj Kaushal was also a writer and a director and had helmed films like Pyaar Mein Kabhie Kabhie, Shaadi Ka Ladooand Anthony Kaun Hai.
Raj began his career as a copywriter and later started his own advertising production company in 1998 and went on to direct more than 800 commercials.
He backed the 2005 film My Brother… Nikhil.