Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar’s mother Aruna Bhatia was reportedly unwell for a while and had been admitted to the Hiranandani Hospital in Mumbai. HT reports that Kumar who was in the UK shooting for his next, then flew back home on Monday morning to be with her.
On Tuesday, Akshay had thanked his fans who’d prayed for his mother’s health, saying,
But sadly, she passed away on Wednesday morning and Akshay expressed his grief online by tweeting,
She was my core. And today I feel an unbearable pain at the very core of my existence. My maa Smt Aruna Bhatia peacefully left this world today morning and got reunited with my dad in the other world. I respect your prayers as I and my family go through this period. Om Shanti 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) September 8, 2021
Condolences poured in from celebs and fans alike who showered love and support on Akshay.
🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 prayers for your strong maa prah, she will always be blessing us from the heavens 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
— Vindu Dara Singh (@RealVinduSingh) September 8, 2021
Deepest condolences to you and your family for this inconsolable loss. May her soul rest in eternal peace. ॐ शांति 🙏🏾🙏🏾
— Renuka Shahane (@renukash) September 8, 2021
Deepest condolences to you and the family sir 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
— Neil Nitin Mukesh (@NeilNMukesh) September 8, 2021
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Condolences and prayers sir… 🙏🙏
— Nikkhil Advani (@nikkhiladvani) September 8, 2021
Om Shanti 🙏🏻..May her soul rest in peace
— hitentejwani (@tentej) September 8, 2021
May her soul rest in peace.
STAY Strong Sir ❤️ pic.twitter.com/uTpxjmYsnj
— AYAAN🦁 (@BB_13AYAAN) September 8, 2021
Extremely sorry for your loss. ❤️🙏🏽
— Bollywood Boyz 🇨🇦🇮🇳 (@BollywoodBoyz) September 8, 2021
I just saw your mother's old interview yesterday. She was saying that no one has a son like you. RIP🥀💔https://t.co/e4ymw33N19
— Anil Vaghela (@theanilvaghela) September 8, 2021
Kehte hain "Agar sar pe maa baap ka hath ho toh achhi kismat k liye lakeero ki bhi zaroorat nhi hoti".. Parents r always a big big big support for you and when you don't have any of them with u.. It is the worst thing in life n the most heartbreaking one
Stay Strong Akshay Sir🥺
— Aashi ♡ (@dizzy_eyes_) September 8, 2021
May God provide her the best place in heaven pic.twitter.com/iitiTymr51
— Ujjwal (@iujjwal_x) September 8, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers are with Akshay and his family during this time of grief.