Mumbai: National award-winning actress Priyanka Chopra's father, Dr Ashok Chopra, passed away on Monday at a hospital in suburban Andheri after a prolonged battle with cancer.
     
The actress' father died at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital a short while ago, Priyanka's manager said.
      
Dr Chopra, a physician in the Indian Army, was seriously ill for a longtime. He had accompanied Priyanka to Vancouver for the TOIFA Awards earlier this year.
     
For over a fortnight, the actress had been by her father's side due his illness, keeping aside all her filmi assignments.

 (Agencies)

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