Nikki Tamboli to Bhumi Pednekar: 10 celebrities who lost their family members due to COVID-19
While several Indian celebs suffered the loss of their loved ones due to Covid-19; we take a look at a few
Since the last two months, Covid-19 cases in India have increased massively. Over 4.14 lakh new infections were reported and 3.927 deaths. Social media is flooded with oxygen cylinders and hospital bed requests. Many celebrities are joining hands to help people and spread information on their social media accounts.
The Indian entertainment industry has also affected by the deadly virus. While many celebs succumbed to Covid 19 and lost their lives, many others mourned the passing away of their loved ones. Here are the celebrities who underwent a personal loss during the coronavirus pandemic.
Veteran actor Dilip Kumar two younger brothers Ahsan Khan and Aslam Khan, died due to Corona. Aslam Khan died on August 21. He was 88 years old. After that, Ahsan Khan also lost his life, he was 90 years old.
TV actor Gaurav Chopraa's parents passed away to Covid-19 in 10 days. The actor penned a note on Instagram, "An ideal husband..devoted his entire existence towards making my mother better in these last four years. To the point of getting a disease trying to protect her and then leaving all of us to keep her company..She left us on the 19th and he did on the 29 th..10 days ..and they're both gone..A void , vacuum that no amount of time will ever fill.."
TV actress Riddhima Pandit's mother passed away battling the deadly virus. Sharing a series of photos with her mom, Ridhima wrote, "No more pain.. only happiness.. you truly deserve to Rest in Peace but I know you will Rest in POWER...Love you my best Maa I know you will walk beside me Always and forever."
Actress Sneha Wagh's social media post, revealed that her father had battled Covid-19 and tuberculosis. "After Battling a months battle with pneumonia & covid-19, i have lost my father.... shattering our hearts into a million pieces, our biggest & strongest pillar is no more.Never felt this kind of pain before. No matter what you go through in life, losing a parent doesn’t get close to anything," she wrote on May 2, 2021.
Telugu anchor Pradeep Machiraju's father Panduranga Machiraju died on May 1 due to Covid-19.
A few days ago, actress Pia Bajpiee announced that her brother had passed away. She also asked for help on social media, Pia had written, "I need urgent help in district Farukhabad , kayamganj block .UP.. a bed wd ventilator ..my brother is dying ..any lead plz help Plz Contact if u know anybody -9415191852 Abhishek.. we are already in mess"
Bhumi Pednekar didn't mention the names of her family members or her relationship with the deceased people. The actress tweeted "Have lost 2 people we love from my immediate world in the last 24 hours, 3 super critical. I’ve spent my day looking for Oxygen & beds for the ones we can save. Really can’t wait for this to be over. Please do your bit. #covidwarrior #CovidIndia."
Baba Sehgal lost his father to the deadly virus. With a heavy heart, he shared a post on April 13, 2021, and wrote, "Dad left us today early morning. Please keep him in your prayers stay safe & blessed."
Bollywood actor Ishaan Khatter’s grandfather and actor Rajesh Khattar’s father Krishna Khattar passed away on April 18. Rajesh took to social media to share the heartbreaking news with the fans.