Producer Ritesh Sidhwani’s Mother Passes Away: Read More

News: Producer and co-founder of Excel Entertainment Ritesh Sidhwani, lost his mother yesterday on May 17, 2024. Several members of the film fraternity share their condolences.

By Dhwani Joshi
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Ritesh Sidhwani, producer and also the co-founder of Excel entertainment lost his mother, Mrs. Leelu Sidhwani on May 17, 2024. She was admitted to the Hinduja Hospital in Khar, Mumbai where she passed away on Friday evening.


Farhan Akhtar, also the co-founder of Excel entertainment, and wife Shibani Dandekar were the first to arrive at the hospital. Several other Bollywood celebrities like Javed Akhtar, Malaika Arora and Amrita Arora, Zoya Akhtar and Rakesh Omprakash Mehra, visited the hospital at night.

A prayer meet will be held on May 18, 2024 at 3.15 pm, at Quantum Park RG level and then she will be cremated at the Santacruz Hindu Crematorium at 4.30 pm. Several actors have been seen visiting the producer’s house today.

Ritesh Sidhwani has created iconic movies like ‘Dil Chahta Hai’, ‘Don’, ‘Gully Boy’, ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’, and many more. His upcoming project is Ranveer Singh starrer ‘Don 3’.

We offer our deepest condolences to Ritesh Sidhwani and his family.

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