Bollywood celebs Reaction on Milkha Singh death
Tribute to Milkha Singh.
- Sprinter Milkha Singh has passed away.
- Milkha Singh died in Chandigarh late on Friday at 11:30 pm.
- He was battling corona infection for the last one month.
Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh, popularly known as the Flying Sikh of India, has passed away. Milkha Singh died in Chandigarh late on Friday at 11:30 pm after battling corona infection for a month. Earlier on Sunday, his 85-year-old wife Nirmal Kaur, a former national volleyball captain, also passed away recently due to the deadly virus. Milkha Singh was 91 years old and is survived by golfer son Jeev Milkha Singh and three daughters in his family.
The death of Milkha Singh has shocked everyone. Celebs are taking to social media to mourn the loss of the ‘Flying Sikh’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tribute to him. Also Bollywood celebs like Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar, Raveena Tandon, Madhur Bhandarkar, Neha Dhupia, Taapsee Pannu, Javed Jaffrey, Angad Bedi, Mukesh Chhabra, Rohit Saraf, Farah Khan Ali and others have shared their posts on their social media. Expressed grief through media accounts.
Sharing an old picture from their meeting, Raveena Tandon wrote, ‘It was an honor to meet you sir, you will always have a special place in all of our hearts! Bhaag Milkhe Bhaag will resonate in our ears whenever we need to get inspired! Peace.’
Angad Bedi wrote, ‘Oh Waheguru #FlyingSikh.’ Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted, ‘Sad to hear about the passing of #MilkhaSingh ji. A great inspiration will always be in our hearts. om Shanti.’
A four-time Asian Games gold medalist, Milkha had also won the yellow medal at the 1958 Commonwealth Games. His best performance, however, was at the 1960 Rome Olympics in which he finished fourth in the 400 m final. He also represented India in the 1956 and 1964 Olympics. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1959.
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