WEB DESK: Superstar Salman Khan attended the prayer meet of Rajshri Media CEO Rajjat Barjatya on Sunday. The Sultan actors couldn’t control his emotions and was seen in tears.
Earlier, mourning the producer’s death, Salman had tweeted, “Rest in peace my brother Rajjat Barjatya.” Salman was accompanied by sister Alvira Agnihotri.
Rajjat, MD and CEO of Rajshri Media, passed away on Friday (July 29) at a hospital in Mumbai. Cousin of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya, Rajjat had cancer and was admitted to Jaslok Hospital for the last few days. Salman’s relationship with the Barjatyas go back a long time. The actor got his big break in Maine Pyar Kiya which was directed by Sooraj and produced by Barjatyas. Rajjat was Salman’s very close friend.
Besides the initial hit, Salman has given some hits films like Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun and Hum Saath-Saath Hain, which were produced by the Rajshri Productions.
A source said, “He passed away today evening at 6.45. He was here in the hospital for last 10 to 12 days.” Rajjat is survived by wife and two children. Rajshri Productions was founded by Sooraj and Rajjat’s grandfather Tarachand Barjatya.
This sudden demise has left the Bollywood shocked and sad. Rajjat was one of the brilliant brains of the industry. Other than Salman, Boman Irani, Riteish Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi, Swapnil Joshi, Richa Chadda shared their grief on Twitter.
With inputs from Bollywood Bubble