Her body was brings to Mumbai from Kathmandu through cargo with her mother’s body on Wednesday. The funeral took place at Santa Cruz (West) cremation. Her mother was also cremated at the same time.
Taruni’s father told reporters that “Woh bhagwan ki beti thi, bhagwan ke paas chali gayi (She was god’s daughter, she has gone to god).”
Taruni was amongst 13 Indians who were killed when an aircraft crashed into a hill when coming in to land at Jomsom in western Nepal.
No celebrities attend her funeral. But Amitabh Bachchan, who played her school friend in ‘Paa’, condoled her death via a Twitter post, and sent a personal letter of sympathy to the bereaved family.