Source: HT News Service
Published on: June 2, 2023


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Narendra Nath Razdan, the grandfather of Alia Bhatt and father of Soni Razdan, has passed away at the age of 94. Alia took to sharing a heartfelt message upon his demise.

Alia Bhatt‘s ‘heart is full of sorrow’ with the death of her beloved grandfather. On Thursday, the actor took to Instagram to share the news of grandpa Narendra Nath Razdan’s death with her followers. He was 94 years old. 

Alia’s shared a heartfelt video for grandpa

Sharing a video from his 92nd birthday, Alia wrote a heartfelt caption. She mentioned how he was able to do a lot of things on his own and even played with her daughter Raha. “My grandpa. My hero. Played golf till 93. Worked till 93. Made the best omelette. Told the best stories. Played the violin. Played with his great granddaughter. Loved his cricket. Loved his sketching. Loved his family & till the very last moment.. loved his life! My heart is full of sorrow but also full of joy .. because all my grandpa did is give us joy & for that feel blessed and grateful to have been brought up by all the light he had to give! Until we meet again,” she wrote.

All about the video

The video showed Alia’s grandfather surrounded by his family as he cut his birthday cake. Ranbir Kapoor, Alia’s husband, helped put candles on the cake.

The post got her condolence messages from colleagues and fans. Karan Johar wrote, “Sending you a massive hug.” Masaba Gupta wrote, “The best @aliaabhatt love you’ll.”A fan wrote, “May his soul rest in peace.”

Alia gave IIFA a miss to be by grandpa’s side

Alia won the Best Actor Award for Performance In A Leading Role- Female at the IIFA 2023. However, the actor was not in attendance at the awards show due to her grandpa’s ill health. She shared a post thanking the awards show for the honour, later.

Soni Razdan shared a bit about her father

Speaking about her parents, in an interview with Hindustan Times a few years ago, Soni Razdan had said, “Dad was an extremely gifted violinist even drawing praise from Yehudi Menuhin. So, even as a student, he would tour all over Europe with the iconic classical Indian dancer Ram Gopal’s troupe. Dad had invited someone to one of his concerts in London, and since they could not make it, they had given the passes to my mum, saying she should go backstage and thank Mr Razdan after the show. That’s when they met and he invited her for a coffee…”

Disclaimer: Except the headline and synopsis, this story has been taken from the HT News Service