Akshay Kumar's mother Aruna Bhatia passed away this morning. The superstar had left his shoot schedule in the UK and had returned home because of his mother's deteriorating health condition. The actor's ailing mother Aruna Bhatia was admitted to the ICU at Mumbai's Hiranandani Hospital.
This morning, Akshay Kumar posted the tragic news on his Instagram account. He wrote, "She was my core. And today, I feel an unbearable pain at the 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 tweeted an update on her health on Tuesday evening. He wrote that it is a "very tough" time for his family and him. He thanked his fans and well-wishers for their concern and wrote in his tweet: "Touched beyond words at your concern for my mom's health. This is a very tough hour for me and my family. Every single prayer of yours would greatly help."
After Bell Bottom managed to pull the audience back into the theatres, Akshay Kumar flew to the UK to shoot for his next project, Cinderella. He reached Mumbai in the wee hours of Monday, September 6, from the UK to be with his mother.
Touched beyond words at your concern for my mom’s health. This is a very tough hour for me and my family. Every single prayer of yours would greatly help. 🙏🏻— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) September 7, 2021
According to a report in HindustanTimes.com, Akshay Kumar's mother had been unwell for a few days and was admitted to 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," the report said.
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