Shilpa Shetty’s father Surendra Shetty suffered a cardiac arrest and died at his residence in Versova on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. He was 74 years old and breathed his last at 9 am. His last rites were performed at the Pavan Hans crematorium in Juhu. The light to his pyre was given by Shilpa’s husband Raj Kundra. His wife and daughters were inconsolable at the funeral that took place on Wednesday.
The family sources said that Mr. Surendra Shetty was taken to the Kokilaben Hospital in Andheri, Mumbai, but was declared brought dead.
He was the owner of a company that makes waterproof covers for pharmaceutical companies.
Taking to Instagram, Shilpa wrote an emotional message to her father, “OUR HERO: Loving and kind in all his ways, Upright and just to the end of his days; Sincere and true, in his heart and mind, Beautiful memories, he left behind. A link in our family chain is broken, He has gone from our home, But not from our hearts. We love u Daddy, you have been the best father, husband, friend and soul. May you Rest in Peace. Shri Surendra Dejoo Shetty 22 Dec 1941-11 Oct 2016. With gratitude Sunanda, Shamita, Shilpa ,Raj ,Viaan-Raj The Shetty and Kundra Family.”