Bollywood mourns Milkha Singh’s demise

Milkha Singh, popularly known all over the world as ‘The Flying Sikh’, passed away at the age of 91 due to COVID-19 complications. He was admitted to PGI Hospital in Chandigarh, where he died. Singh was the country’s first track and field superstar.

Soon after the demise news got viral over internet many Bollywood celebs, sports fraternity and politicians have expressed grief over the death.

Paying tribute to the great athlete, Bollywood veteran actor Anil Kapoor shared a picture with Indian sprinter Milkha Singh on his Instagram handle. Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar, Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh can also be seen in the picture.


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Actress Priyanka Chopra took to twitter to mourn the loss of legend.

Actor Farhan Akhtar, who played the role of Milkha Singh in Rakeysh Mehra’s biographical sports drama film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag shared a picture with legend and penned a heartfelt note on his Instagram page.


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Actor Shah Rukh Khan tweeted his condolence after hearing the news.

Actor Akshay Kumar paid tribute to Flying Sikh through his twitter handle.

Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol took to twitter to remember legendary sprinter Milkha Singh.

Many television celebs like Karanvir Bohra, Hina Khan, Surbhi Jyoti, Nandish Singh Sandhu also shared condolences through their social media handle.

Milkha Singh was awarded the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour by Government of India, for his sport.

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