02/03/2016 10:55 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST

Shah Rukh Khan's Father-In-Law Passes Away

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MUMBAI, INDIA - APRIL 30: Shah Rukh Khan with wife Gauri talks to media after casting their vote on April 30, 2009 in Mumbai, India. India is the world's largest democracy and voting is scheduled to take place in a series of five rounds over a period of five weeks. (Photo by Mandar Deodhar/India Today Group/Getty Images)

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's father-in-law passed away around 9 pm on Tuesday night, according to reports.

According to The Indian Express, Colonel Ramesh Chandra Chibber was taken to Escorts hospital in New Delhi where he is believed to have breathed his last.

A grieving Gauri Khan, his daughter, and SRK immediately left for the capital after learning of the sad news.

The cremation is expected to happen at Lodhi Crematorium in Delhi today morning at 10 am, says reports.

Shah Rukh, who was extremely fond of his father-in-law, has reportedly put all his assignments on hold to be with wife Gauri and her family in the time of distress.

Chibber was married to Savita Chibber and is succeeded by two kids, daughter Gauri and son Vikrant.

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