Bend It Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha took to her social media to share a sad news with everyone. Gurinder Chadha’s aunt succumbed to Coronavirus on Sunday of COVID-19 complications. Chadha went on to share through her emotional post how no one from the family could be with her aunt during her last moments. The filmmaker took to her social media to pen down an emotional post sharing a picture revealing her aunt was her dad’s little sister and doted on her.
On Instagram, Gurinder Chadha shared a throwback picture of her aunt with her family members. The note of the filmmaker read, “Today we said goodbye to my dearest bhuaji /aunt from #covi̇d19 complications. She was my dads little sister She is the aunt sitting down in these final pictures from #viceroyshouse and doted on me. “ Gurinder Chadha shared that today her family said goodbye to her dearest bhuaji/ aunt as she passed away of COVID-19 complications. The filmmaker added that the picture she shared are final pictures of her aunt are from the viceroy house.
The filmmaker went on to share how her aunt survived the Partiton of India, and said, “She survived the Partiton of India and sadly for us, her family no one could be with her in person in her final moments. BUT two nurses in the Surrey hospital held her hand, FaceTimed her children who all chanted Sikh prayers during which her soul departed. God bless the #nhsheroes who made my dear aunts passing humane.” Gurinder Chadha shared how during the final moments of her aunt, two nurses in the Surrey hospital held her hand, FaceTimed her children who all chanted Sikh prayers during which her soul departed.
Meanwhile, as Gurinder Chadha remembered her aunt through her heartfelt post, the filmmaker also thanked all the nurses who made her aunts passing humane. Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha is an NRI director s who marked her directorial debut with the 1993 film Bhaji on the Beach in 1993. She has also directed films like Bride and Prejudice, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging. Also Read: Deepika Padukone Meets Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha; Netizens Want An Announcement
Image source: Instagram/ Gurinder Chadha