Milkha Singh No More: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra And More Pour In Condolences For The Flying Sikh

Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra and many more posted their condolences as Milkha SIngh succumbed to COVID-19 complications at the age of 91.

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Milkha Singh No More: Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra And More Pour In Condolences For The Flying Sikh
Padma Shri awardee Milkha Singh succumbed to COVID-19 related complications on June 18th, 2021. The sprinter was 91 years old when he breathed his last in Chandigarh. Last night Milkha Singh's family had released a statement confirming his sad demise. 

The family statement read: "It is with extreme sadness that we would like to inform you that Milkha Singh Ji passed away at 11.30 pm. on the 18th of June 2021. He fought hard but God has his ways and it was perhaps true love and companionship that both our mother Nirmal Ji and now Dad have passed away in a matter of 5 days. We are deeply indebted to the doctors at PGI for their valiant efforts and the love and prayers we received from across the world and from yourselves. We Thank You. - Milkha Family"

Apart from PM Narendra Modi, celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Priyanka Chopra, Riteish Deshmukh, Sunny Deol and more condoled his death. 

Just 5 days back, Milkha Singh's wife, Nirmal Kaur too had passed away due to COVID-19 complications. Singh is survived by three daughters – Mona Singh, Aleeza Grover and Sonia Sanwalka as well as son Jeev Milkha Singh who is a golfer and also a Padma Shri awardee himself. 





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