Bishan Singh Bedi Funeral: Neha Dhupia Breaks Down; Heartbreaking Visuals Surface

Bishan Singh Bedi Funeral: Neha Dhupia Breaks Down; Heartbreaking Visuals Surface

Bishan Singh Bedi's wife Anju Inderjit Bedi and daughter-in-law Neha Dhupia bid emotional goodbye to the legendary cricketer

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Tuesday, October 24, 2023, 07:22 PM IST
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Former Indian Cricket Team captain and legendary spinner Bishan Singh Bedi's funeral was held at Lodhi Road Cremation Ground in New Delhi on Tuesday (October 24). Bishan Singh Bedi passed away on Monday at 77. Several cricketers and Bollywood celebrities attended his funeral and paid their last respects.

Several heartbreaking visuals from the cremation ground have also surfaced on the internet. Bishan Singh Bedi's wife Anju Inderjit Bedi and daughter-in-law Neha Dhupia broke during before his final rites.

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A source close to Angad told The Free Press Journal that Bishan Singh Bedi underwent a surgery two weeks back in Delhi and he was hospitalised since then.

Veteran Bollywood actress Sharmila Tagore also attended the funeral. She was seen consoling the late cricketer's son, actor Angad Bedi. Several cricketers like Kapil Dev, Virender Sehwag, Mohammed Azharuddin and others also paid their last respects.

Earlier today, Angad and Neha shared a heartfelt and emotional post for the legendary Indian cricketer.

"Isn't it completely in Dad's character to bowl us over with the ultimate spin ball, one that even we never saw coming. While we are in shock and overcome with grief, we find solace in knowing that he lived a rich, fearless and full life that inspired many. We are moved by each and every message of love we have received, publicly and personally. Thank you to everyone for celebrating his grit, humour and giant heart. It is heartwarming to see how many generations Dad inspired through his life," the note read.

Bishan Singh Bedi is regarded as one of the finest left-arm spinners in the history of cricket. He played for the Indian cricket team from 1966 to 1979.

After retiring from professional cricket, he was involved in various capacities in the cricketing world. He has worked as a coach, commentator as well as a cricket administrator. Bishan Singh Bedi was honoured with the Arjuna Award in 1970 and the Padma Shri in 1982.

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