Salman Khan, Riteish and others mourn the death of Rajjat Barjatya.
Salman Khan, Riteish and others mourn the death of Rajjat Barjatya.

Salman Khan, Riteish and others mourn the death of Rajjat Barjatya.

Salman Khan, Riteish and others mourn the death of Rajjat Barjatya.

Cousin of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya, Rajjat Barjatya, who was the MD and CEO of Rajshri Media, took his last breath on Friday (July 29) at a hospital in Mumbai.

Rajjat had cancer and was admitted in Jaslok Hospital from last few days. According to media sources Rajjat suffered from lukaemia in the past and survived the same. A source from Jaslok hospital told IANS: “He passed away today evening at 6.45. He was here in the hospital for last 10 to 12 days.”

He was the son of Ajit Barjatya. Rajjat will be cremated today (July 30) at Worli crematorium. He is survived by wife and two children. Rajshri Productions was founded by Sooraj and Rajjat’s grandfather Tarachand Barjatya.

Mourning his death, actors like Salman Khan, Boman Irani, Riteish Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi, Swapnil Joshi, Richa Chadda posted on Twitter. Director Shirish Kunder and trade analyst Taran Adarsh too mourned the death of Rajjat Barjatya by tweeting.

Salman Khan: Rest in peace my brother Rajjat Barjatya

Boman Irani: Deeply saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Rajjat Barjatya. May his soul rest in peace.

Riteish Deshmukh: Rajjat Barjataya – RIP – Noble, kind, warm & a true gentleman. Prayers & condolences to the family.

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

Swapnil Joshi: RIP #RajjatBarjatya One of the most soft spoken, kind hearted person I ever knew! @RajshriMarathi @VidhiKasliwal @TeamSwwapnil

Richa Chadda: RIP @RajjatBarjatya. Gone way too soon

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.

Taran Adarsh: Shocked and saddened to learn of Rajjat Barjatya’s demise. May God give strength to the family to bear the loss. Heartfelt condolences. RIP.

Rajjat Barjatya was known to be a visionary who spotted and nurtured young talent. May God give strength to the family to bear the loss. Heartfelt condolences. RIP.