Salman Khan breaks down at Rajjat Barjatya's funeral
The two had worked on Salman-starrer 'Prem Rang Dhan Payo' and Rajjat was the creative brain behind the film's promotion
Many Bollywood celebrities attended CEO and MD of Rajshri Media Rajjat Barjatya's funeral and paid their tributes to him. Among them were Raveena Tandon, Sonam Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh and Salman Khan.
At Barjatya's prayer meet, Salman, who was there with sister Alvira Agnihotri, broke down in the midst of prayers after having met with the grieving family members. Salman and Sooraj Barjatya hugged each other and started crying on each other's shoulders. His emotional outburst conveyed the bond that he had with the deceased. Along with Salman, Ranveena Tandon was seen with puffy eyes and quivering chin.
Salman has close relations with the Barjatya family. His first movie Mainey Pyaar Kiya (1989) had been launched under the banner of Rajshri Media and Salman Khan has had a special bond with Rajjat, ever since. The two had also worked on his recent release, Prem Rang Dhan Payo. Rajjat was also the creative mind behind the promotion of Prem Rang Dhan Payo.
Rest in peace my brother Rajjat Barjatya pic.twitter.com/WwJFeHwII8
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) July 29, 2016
Others who could not make it to the funeral expressed shock and dismay at the news of Barjatya's sudden death.
Saddened to hear about Rajjat. Deepest condolences to the Barjatya family.
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 30, 2016
Shocked & Deeply Saddened to know about the passing away of #RajjatBarjatya. He was polite, warm, affectionate & brilliant. #TerribleNews
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) July 30, 2016
Deeply saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Rajjat Barjatya. May his soul rest in peace.
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) July 29, 2016
The Bollywood industry mourned the loss of the creative talent that Rajjat Barjatya had been during his life time. He showed immense courage while fighting leukaemia. But ultimately, it took his life.
Here's a complete video of Rajjat Barjatya's funeral prayer where Salman Khan and other renowned Bollywood celebrities were present: