dailypeghamPriyanka Chopra’s grandmother passed away on Friday with the Bollywood actress expressing “great sadness” on her demise.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mrs Madhu Jyotsna Akhouri, our beloved grandmother, freedom fighter, social activist, MLA,” Chopra said in a statement.

“She was an amazing woman who lived a full life, filled with purpose and love,” she added.

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“She left us in her sleep, surrounded by her family and loved ones,” the actress said.

The 33-year-old star had returned to Mumbai after concluding her trip to the US regarding her role in the Hollywood film ‘Baywatch‘ and television series ‘Quantico‘.