Godrej passed away on Monday night at Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai. Parmeshwar Godrej, wife of Adi Godrej, chairman of Godrej group, passed away on Monday night at the age of 70 due to a lung disease she had been suffering from a long time.
She passed away at Breach Candy Hospital and the cremation took place on the same night. Five years ago, Parmeshwar was diagnosed with a lung disease and was receiving treatment for it. A few days ago, she suffered an infection and the doctors suspected pneumonia.
Parmeshwar was known for her work for spreading AIDS awareness through the Heroes project that she launched in 2002 along with Hollywood actor Richard Gere. Her work in this field led her to work in other sectors related to women’s and children’s health.