Krishnaraj Rai was a biologist working with the army. He was visited by Aishwarya’s in-laws Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan while he was in the hospital. According to The Indian Express, he was apparently suffering from a recurrence of cancer. He was supposed to be discharged after a two-week stay in the hospital but was recently shifted to the ICU.
Many celebrities from Shah Rukh Khan and Anil Ambani to Sanjay Leela Bhansali attended Krishnaraj’s funeral in Mumbai.