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Madhuri Dixit loses father

Mumbai, Sep 13, 2013 (IANS)
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Madhuri Dixit's father, Shankar R. Dixit, died Friday morning. He was 91.

"We'll miss him but we know he has lived a full life. We thank all those who have offered their condolences and prayers," Madhuri said in a statement.

The funeral was at 12.30 p.m at a crematorium in Oshiwada.


"The actress' father was staying with her. He had been unwell for a while and passed away at their Juhu residence in Mumbai," Madhuri's manager told IANS.

Subsequently a prayer meeting will be organised in a day or two.

Her contemporary Sridevi took to Twitter to offer her condolences.

"Shocked to hear about your father. My condolences to the entire family. RIP Shri Dixit," she posted.

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