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Sooraj Barjatya's cousin brother Rajjat passes away

July 30, 2016 12:49 IST

Salman, Rajjat BarjatyaFilmmaker Sooraj Barjatya's cousin brother Rajjat passed away on July 29 after a long battle with cancer.

Rajjat Barjatya, who was the MD and CEO of Rajshri Media, breathed his last around 8 pm on Friday, family sources told PTI.

He was the son of Ajit Barjatya.

Rajjat will be cremated at Worli crematorium on July 30. He is survived by wife and two children.

Rajshri Productions was founded by Sooraj and Rajjat's grandfather Tarachand Barjatya.

Superstar Salman Khan, who made his debut with Rajshri Productions' Maine Pyar Kiya, took to Twitter to express condolences over his demise.

"Rest in peace my brother Rajjat Barjatya," Salman wrote alongside a picture of him with Rajjat.

Other celebrities also expressed their condolences on the micro blogging site. Here's what they wrote:

Neetu Chandra: 'RIP #RajjatBarjatya sir ! My condolences to the whole family! God Bless.'

Kunal Kohli: '#RajatBarjatya we did Chui Mui Si tum & all the yeh hai Prem videos together. I can’t believe you’ve gone.'

Shirish Kunder: 'Nothing shakes you up more than when someone your age dies. RIP Rajjat Barjatya. A dear friend, since I edited a film for him 13 years back.'

Vivek Oberoi: '#RIP @RajjatBarjatya a wonderful human being gone too soon.'


IMAGE: Rajjat Barjatya with Salman Khan

Photograph Courtesy: Salman Khan/Twitter

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