Mumbai: Filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya’s cousin brother Rajjat passed away here after long battle with cancer.
Rajjat Barjatya, who was the MD and CEO of Rajshri Media, breathed his last around 8 pm last night, family sources told PTI.
He was the son of Ajit Barjatya. Rajjat will be cremated today at Worli crematorium. 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,”, Ritesh Deshmukh, Boman Irani,and Vivek Oberoi, took to Twitter to express condolences over his demise.
Rest in peace my brother Rajjat Barjatya pic.twitter.com/WwJFeHwII8
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) July 29, 2016
Rajjat Barjataya – RIP – Noble, kind, warm & a true gentleman. Prayers & condolences to the family.
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) July 29, 2016
Deeply saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Rajjat Barjatya. May his soul rest in peace.
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) July 29, 2016
— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivek_oberoi) July 29, 2016
Other celebrities including Neetu Chandra, Boman Irani, Shirish Kunder and Vivek Oberoi, also expressed their condolences on the micro blogging site.