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RIP! Rani Mukerji's father Ram Mukerji passes away in the wee hours of Sunday!

Published by - Team Fm | Updated: Oct 22, 2017 13:03 IST

Rani Mukerji and her family is probably facing the worst time of their life as the actress' father Ram Mukerji passed away this morning at 4 am at his residence.

Ram Mukherjee was an Indian film director, producer and screenwriter in Hindi and Bengali cinema, and was also one of the founders of Filmalaya Studios, Mumbai.

Rani Mukerji with her father Ram(File) Rani Mukerji with her father Ram(File)

The veteran filmmaker is survived by his wife Krishna Mukerji, daughter Rani, son Raja and their respective families.

The late Ram Mukerji even launched his daughter Rani in a Bengali romantic comedy film titled Biyer Phool alongside Prosenjit Chatterjee in the year 1996. He also went on to produce her Bollywood debut film Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat in 1997.

Rani Mukerji and father Ram in happier times(file photo) Rani Mukerji and father Ram in happier times(file photo)

Our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved actress and her family in this hour of crisis.

May his soul rest in peace!

First Published : Oct 22, 2017 13:03 IST