Mumbai, Oct 24:
Veteran actor Dharmendra’s younger brother and Abhay Deol’s father, Ajit Singh Deol, passed away on Friday evening. The funeral was held on Saturday morning here.
While Dharmendra was seen in tears with his hands folded, his star sons Sunny and Bobby Deol, and nephew Abhay were also present. Other celebrities like Veeru Devgan, Anil Sharma, Anees Bazmee and Annu Kapoor also bid farewell to Ajit, who was suffering from various ailments.
He was reportedly under treatment for gall bladder complications. Abhay, Dharmendra and Sunny were by Ajit’s bedside when he breathed his last.
Ajit was an actor and had featured in Punjabi films as well as a few Hindi films including the 1995 movie “Barsaat” with Bobby. He had even directed “Meharbaani” in 1982. (IANS)