A filmmaker by profession, Raj Kaushal was 49 years old. Jitu Savlani, a close friend of the family, when contacted, confirmed to a leading daily,
“It is true, he suffered a cardiac arrest early in the morning.” Raj Kaushal had directed films like ‘Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi’ and ‘Shaadi Ka Laddoo’. He had also called the shots for commercials.
On Sunday, Mandira and Raj Kaushal had hosted a get-together which was attended by their close friends. Like Neha Dhupia, Angad Bedi, Sagarika Ghatge, cricketer Zaheer Khan, Ashish Chaudhary and his wife. Ashish Chaudhary was one of the first to reach Mandira Bedi’s residence after the unfortunate news was reported.
Shailendra Singh , producer of Raj Kaushal’s first movie ‘Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi’, told ETimes, “I never thought Pyaar Mein Khabhi Khabhi aisa bhi hota hai ki… one brother leaves another heartbroken. I am devastated to loose my creative partner.”