Bollywood celebrities including Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Tabu, Amrita Rao and Swara Bhasker attended the prayer meet to remember veteran filmmaker Raj Kumar Barjatya in Mumbai on Tuesday. The producer of films like Maine Pyar Kiya, Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! and Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United, Raj Kumar Barjatya, father of filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya, died at a hospital here on February 21.
Himesh Reshammiya, Ramesh Sippy, Randhir Kapoor, Madhur Bhandarkar, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Udit Narayan, Mukesh Khanna, Prem Chopra, Farida Jalal, Sonu Sood, Bindu, Aanand L. Rai and Amrita Rao were also spotted at the prayer meet.
Barjatya produced films under the Rajshri Productions banner. The movies were mostly centred around the Indian joint family system. According to the film fraternity, he was the "kindest, sweetest and most generous soul".
Barjatya's cremation earlier this week was attended by Mahesh Bhatt and Soni Razdan, Swara Bhaskar, Mohnish Bahl, actor-director Satish Kaushik, veteran actor Paintal and producer Jayantilal Gada. Several others took to Twitter to mourn his demise.