Popular Mumbai restaurateur Boman Kohinoor passes away; Twitterati share condolences

Boman Kohinoor, owner of the old Parsi hotel, passed on Wednesday. He was in the ICU for the past two weeks and breathed his last 6 pm.

  • Popular Mumbai restaurateur Boman Kohinoor passes away; Twitterati share condolences
  • Popular Mumbai restaurateur Boman Kohinoor passes away; Twitterati share condolences
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India's biggest fan of the British royal family, Boman Kohinoor, also a Parsi restaurateur, passed away on Wednesday. As per reports from Parsi General Hospital, Boman was in the ICU, undergoing treatment over the past two weeks as he suffering from cardiac issues. He breathed his last at 4:45 pm. 


He took the responsibility of the restaurant at a young age. Located in South Mumbai, Britannia & Company was founded in 1949 and was started by his father Rashid Kohinoor, a Zoroastrian traveler from Iran. After Rashid's Kohinoor, the restaurant was owned by Bowman Kohinoor when he 2 years old at the time.

Boman was known as a happy man and it is said that he loved chatting with customers who visited the restaurant. He  would win their hearts and would also show old photos of the restaurant to his customers. He also promoted his wife's Berry Pulao as a must try dish along with the casserole.

Back in 2016, his dream came true when he met the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge -Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton - during their visit to India. The video of the same also went viral. Boman's father also ensured that the interiors of the restaurant showed his love for the British royals. It is also said that his father and he regularly sent letters to Queen Elizabeth and have also received a reply from Windsor Castle's official royal residence representatives.

Boman's well wishers also took to Twitter to share their grief and pay their condolences. Here's what many wrote...

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