Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, father of Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh passed away Today.
Vilasrao Deshmukh was 67 yrs old, and was undergoing treatment at a Chennai hospital for kidney and liver transplants when he breathed his last and died due to multiple organ failure.
Bollywood Celebrities expressed their condolences.
"I'm feeling very sorry. I have known him for years. Riteish is a close friend of mine. I spoke to him. I am very sad, it is very unexpected," Shah Rukh said in an event.
"He was a wonderful gentleman, apart from being the chief minister. He was a very wonderful person. My respects to the family. I am deeply disturbed".
The man who had Mumbai's Shanghai dream is no more. RIP Vilasrao Deshmukh ji, a visionary and the father of my dear friend @Riteishd. May God give you strength. - tweeted this on twitter.
RIP Vilasrao Deshmukhji.. I'm so sorry @Riteishd . My condolences to u and your family.
RIP VILASRAO SIR....thoughts and prayers with the family....love u riteish.....all the strength....and all the courage....