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Mandira Bedi had met Raj Kaushal in 1996, and after dating for three years, they had tied the knot on February 14, 1999. 12 years later, the couple had welcomed their first child, a baby boy, Vir Kaushal, and nine years after his birth, they had adopted a baby girl, Tara Bedi Kaushal, in 2020. The family of four was living their happy life together until the morning of June 30, 2021.
Mandira Bedi’s husband, Raj Kaushal had breathed his last on June 30, 2021, after suffering a cardiac arrest. Mandira and Raj had known each other for 25 long years, and despite the pain, the actress had shown her brave side and had performed her husband’s last rites. In an interview, Raj Kaushal's friend, Sulaiman Merchant had recalled that Raj had informed Mandira about having a heart attack on that very day around 4 am. However, before she could take him to the hospital, he had already left everyone.
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A while back, taking to her IG handle, Mandira Bedi shared two wedding pictures with her late husband, Raj Kaushal to mark their 'would have been 23rd wedding anniversary.' Sharing two happy pictures from their wedding with a broken heart emoticon, Mandira wrote:
“It would have been our 23rd Wedding Anniversary today. #ValentinesDay.”
A few days after Raj Kaushal’s death, on July 5, 2021, Mandira had taken to her Twitter handle and had shared her first tweet. She had shared a throwback picture with Raj, where the two were seen goofing around. While Mandira had posed for the picture, Raj was seen pointing towards the camera. She had captioned the picture as:
“RIP my Raji.”
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Afte one month of Raj Kaushal's demise, his wife, Mandira Bedi had performed a hawan at their home with their kids, Vir Kaushal and Tara Bedi Kaushal. On her IG stories, Mandira had shared a picture from the same, where she could be seen performing the hawan wearing a black and white suit. Her daughter, Tara was seen sitting adjacent to her, while Vir was sitting next to her, performing the hawan. One look at Mandira and her pain could be felt. Atop the picture, with folded hands emoticon, Mandira had written:
On August 15, 2021, Mandira Bedi had taken to her Instagram handle and had shared a beautiful picture with her husband, Raj Kaushal to mark his birth anniversary. Mandira and Raj could be seen twinning in black in the picture, and it had shattered our hearts, knowing the fact that he is no longer with us. Along with the picture, Mandira had penned a heartmelting note, in which she had clearly stated that the void created by Raj’s demise in her life would remain unfilled till the end. Her touching note could be read as:
"August 15: Was always a celebration. Independence Day and Raj's Birthday.. Happy Birthday Raji.. we miss you and hope that you are watching us and have our backs like you always did.. The gaping void will never be filled Here's hoping you're in a better place. Peaceful and surrounded by love."
We wish Mandira Bedi lots of strength!
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