Anupam Kher tweeted that his father-in-law had passed away at the age of 102 today.
Kirron Kher's father Thakur Singh passes away
08 Nov 2016 18:43 IST
Updated : 18:49 IST
Actress-politician Kirron Kher's father, Thakur Singh, passed away on Tuesday morning. He was 102 years old.
The actress's husband, Anupam Kher, shared the news on Twitter, saying, 'Col Thakur Singh, Kirronji’s father, departed for a better world this morning. He was one of the kindest persons I have ever met. Will miss him.'
Col. Thakur Singh, Kirron Ji's father departed for a better world this mor. He was one of d kindest persons I have ever met. Will miss him.ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ pic.twitter.com/DdehEYzoLo— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) November 8, 2016
Kher's family hails from Chandigarh. She was elected a member of Parliament from the city on the ruling BJP's ticket in the 2014 general election.
Since then, the National award-winning actress has been balancing her time between working in films and nursing her constituency.
The actress was last seen in the Sonam Kapoor-Fawad Khan starrer Khoobsurat (2014).
Col Singh's cremation is scheduled to take place tomorrow afternoon.