Shankar Dixit, Actress Madhuri Dixit's father, has passed away after a prolonged illness. He live more than nine decades and passed away in his sleep on Friday morning.
As his situated deteriorated slowly, the family was present right by his side. Madhuri, who is 46 now, is visibly devastated, but expressed that her father lived a full life.
Madhuri has been excused from judging Jhalak Dikhlaja, keeping in mind her loss. The show's finale is scheduled for this weekend. Priyanka Chopa has reportedly agreed to perform to a medley of Madhuri's song in her honor.
However, Madhuri was still present at the shoot on Thursday and hence filmed for half the show. The actress thanked all those who have come out to offer their condolences.