Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar’s mother, Aruna Bhatia, died after being hospitalized in Mumbai recently. On Wednesday morning, Akshay Kumar took to twitter to share the tragic news, and also insisted his followers to pray, and asked for privacy as he and his family grieve the death.
Recently it was reported that Akshay Kumar flew back to Mumbai from London on Monday, where he was shooting for his upcoming film ‘Cindrella’. His mother, Aruna Bhatia had been admitted into the Intensive Care Unit of Mumbai’s Hiranandani Hospital.
Akshay was quite the momma’s boy, having known to share a great equivalence with his mother. “The actor’s mom has been unwell for a few days and is in the ICU at Mumbai’s Hiranandani Hospital. Akshay is extremely attached to his mother and could not stay away from her while she’s not well, so he decided to fly back to India in a sudden decision. Even as he has flown back to be with mom, he has told his producers to carry on shooting with scenes that do not require his presence. All other work commitments of his also continue,” a source was quoted as saying by a leading media portal.
Many industry personalities sent their condolences to Akshay Kumar. The last rites, which were conducted yesterday, were joined by a number of Bollywood celebrities, including actor Riteish Deshmukh, director Sajid Khan, filmmaker Rohit Shetty and producer Ramesh Taurani.