Priyanka Chopra’s grandmother dies

  • PTI, Mumbai
  • Updated: Jun 03, 2016 18:43 IST
Priyanka recently returned to India after shooting for Hollywood film Baywatch. (Twitter)

Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra’s grandmother passed away today.

“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 here.

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“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.

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Priyanka is back in Mumbai after finishing the schedule of her first Hollywood film Baywatch in the US.

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