Akshay Kumar’s mother passes away, Gautam Gambhir pays tribute

Superstar Akshay Kumar’s mother Aruna Bhatia, who was admitted to a hospital, passed away on Wednesday. She was in the intensive care unit (ICU) of Hiranandani Hospital. The 53-year old actor took to social media to pay tribute to her mother.

“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,” the “BellBottom” actor tweeted.

“I respect your prayers as I and my family go through this period. Om Shanti,” he added.

Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir also took to social media to pay tribute to the departed soul.

“Sad to hear about the demise of Akshay Kumar’s mother Smt Aruna Bhatia. May God gives strength to her family & loved ones,” he wrote.

Earlier, Akshay thanked well-wishers for praying for his mother’s heath. He returned back to India after his mother’s condition became critical. He was shooting for his upcoming movie “Cinderella” in the UK.