On Friday night, the legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh died in Chandigarh. Flying Sikh, who is well known, was hired after COVID 19 was hired and admitted to hospital on the 3rd of this month. Less than a week ago, his wife Nirmal Kaur, a former captain of the Indian Women’s Volleyball team, died in a Mohali. hospital due to COVID 19.
From Farhan Akhtar to Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Amitabh Bachchan and others, many Bollywood stars are throwing condolences on social media. Read on with the legendary sprinter to see their heart tweets and memories.
Bhaag Milkha Farhan Akhtar, who played Milkha Singh in the Bhaag biopic, took to Twitter and remembered the athlete with an emotional note. Sharing a photo, the actor wrote: “Dear Milkha ji, part of me refuses to accept that you are not yet. Maybe it’s the stubborn side I received from you … when you set out the difference based on something never gives up. And it’s true that you will always be alive.Loved man with a big heart, warm, because you were more than a man on earth.You imagined an idea.You imagined a dream.You imagined (using your words), hard work, honesty and determination to lift a person from his knee and touch the sky “You have touched all your life. It was a blessing to those who know you as a father and a friend. To those who were constantly as a source of inspiration and a reminder of the humility to succeed. I love you with all my heart.”
– Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) June 19, 2021
While offering condolences to Milkha Singh, Akshay Kumar said she is one of the characters who regrets not having her character on the silver screen. He tweeted, “It’s terribly sad to hear about the disappearance of #MilkhaSingh ji. The only character I regret not playing on the screen! May you run for gold in Heaven, fly Sikh. Om Shanti, sir.”
Terribly sad #MilkhaSingh ji. The only character I regret not playing on the screen!
May you run for gold in Heaven, flying Sikh. Om Shanti, Sir 🙏🏻
– Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 19, 2021
Shah Rukh Khan also took to Twitter and paid tribute to the legendary athlete. He called the late sprinter as an inspiration to himself and millions of other people and tweeted: “The flying Sikh may no longer be with us personally but his presence will always be felt and his legacy will be unique … An inspiration to me … an inspiration to millions. Mr. Milkha Singh. “
The flying Sikh may no longer be with us, but his presence will always be felt and his legacy will be unique … An inspiration to me … A million inspirations. Calm down Mr. Milkha Singh.
– Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) June 18, 2021
Priyanka Chopra also paid a heartfelt tribute to Legend on social media, recalling her first meeting with him. He wrote: “Warm and friendly, you made our first meeting so special. I am inspired by Your Excellency, moved by your humility, influenced by your contribution to our country. Om Shanti #Milkha ji. Sending love and prayers to the family. #MilkhaSingh ”.
Nice and nice, you made our first meeting so special. I am inspired by Your Excellency, moved by your humility, influenced by your contribution to our country. Om Shanti #Milkha ji. Sending love and prayers to the family. #MilkhaSingh
– PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) June 18, 2021
Riteish Deshmukh remembered Milkha Singh as calling him “synonymous with speed”. He tweeted: “Shri #MilkhaSingh Ji’s name was synonymous with speed and will last forever. He encouraged generations to run and never give up. Terrible sadness to learn of his Disappearance. Deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. #LongLiveLifeFlyingSikh.”
Shri #MilkhaSingh His name was synonymous with speed and will last forever. He encouraged generations to run and never give up. Extremely sad to learn of his disappearance. Deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. #LongLiveLifeFlyingSikh pic.twitter.com/0vAvGORe7d
– Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) June 19, 2021
Amitabh Bachchan wrote a tweet in his memory, “In pain .. Milkha Singh has passed away … Indian pride .. great athlete .. great man .. Waheguru di Mehr .. prayers”.
T 3940 – Sadly … Milkha Singh dies … Indian pride .. great athlete .. greater man ..
Waheguru di Mehr .. prayers 🙏🙏
– Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) June 19, 2021
In memory of Milkha Singh, Mahesh Babuk tweeted, “He is deeply saddened by the demise of the sports legend #MilkhaSingh. A monumental loss for our nation. His immense heritage will continue to inspire athletes around the world. Calm down sir.”
Very sad to die the legend of the sport #MilkhaSingh. A monumental loss for our nation. His tremendous legacy will continue to inspire athletes around the world. Calm down, sir. 🙏
– Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) June 19, 2021
Taapsee Pannu, Angad Bedi, Raveena Tandon, Rahul Bose, Jaaved Jaaferi and other stars also took to social media to offer their condolences to Milkha Singh.
– Jaaved Jaaferi (@jaavedjaaferi) June 18, 2021
And he flew 💔
– taapsee pan (@taapsee) June 18, 2021
It was an honor to meet you, sir, you will always have a special place in our hearts! Every time we need to be inspired, “bhaag milkhe bhaag” will resonate in our ears! Om Shanti. 🙏🏼 https://t.co/UZC6chEQg8
– Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) June 18, 2021
A what a sad day for India, what a sad day for sports. In the long hours I spent with Milkha Sir I was always there for her hard determination and even hard-working generosity. An inspiration, period. Calm down, sir. We cry deeply. I love @JeevMilkhaSingh and family.
– Rahul Bose (@ RahulBose1) June 18, 2021
– ANGAD BEDI (@Imangadbedi) June 19, 2021
Rest in peace #MilkhaSingh ji
I feel very sad after hearing this news
– Ashish Chanchlani (@ashchanchlani) June 18, 2021
– Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) June 18, 2021
The iconic sprinter was immortalized on the silver screen in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) starring Farhan Akhtar.
Milkha Singh is survived by three daughters Dr. Mona Singh, Aleeza Grover, Sonia Sanwalka and Jeev Milkha Singh’s son. May his soul rest in peace.
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