After being ill for a while now, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father Krishnaraj Rai was rushed to the Intensive Care Unit of Lilavati hospital last night and continues to be critical.

Aishwarya’s father Krishnaraj Rai on ventilator Aishwarya’s father Krishnaraj Rai Ill Health , Krishnaraj Rai, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father

After being ill for a while now, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father Krishnaraj Rai has been moved to the ICU unit of a suburban hospital in Mumbai. Mr. Rai was rushed to the Intensive Care Unit of Lilavati hospital last night and continues to be critical.

Confirming the same, the 43-year-old actress’s publicist revealed that Mr. Rai has been shifted to ICU on Tuesday and has been visited both by Aishwarya and husband Abhishek.

A source close to the family mentioned , “Yes, Aishwarya’s dad is in a critical condition and is on the ventilator now. Close family members from all over have rushed to Mumbai to be with the family in these difficult times. We are praying for the best.”

Reportedly, , Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s  father had undergone a treatment for cancer in the past and is likely to be suffering from its recurrence.

Earlier, in January as well the ailing man was taken to the hospital and had to stay there for almost two weeks.

It was owing to the emergency that the couple had to cut short their Dubai vacation and flew down to the city in hurry.