Actor Alia Bhatt mourns as her maternal grandfather Narendra Razdan passed away on June 1. Reportedly, her grandfather had a lung infection that had worsened and was rushed to the hospital immediately. He was under critical condition for the past few days before he succumbed to death.

On Thursday, Alia took to her Instagram and dropped a throwback video of her grandfather. The video was backed by a heartfelt note where she spoke about her memories with him. The video had her grandfather cutting his 92nd birthday cake with Ranbir Kapoor beside him. Alia asked him to make a wish and he said “Keep smiling.”

Alia Bhatt penned a heartfelt note for her grandfather

Sharing the video on social media, the Gangubai Kathiawadi actor captioned “My grandpa. My hero. Played golf till 93, Worked till 93, Made the best omelette, Told the best stories, Played the violin. Played with his great granddaughter, Loved his cricket, Loved his sketching, Loved his family & till the very last moment. Loved his life! My heart is full of sorrow but also full of joy. Because all my grandpa did is give us joy & for that feel blessed. And grateful to have been brought up by all the light he had to give! Until we meet again.

Even actor Soni Razdan shared an obituary note on her father as well. She wrote, “Daddy, grandpa, Nindi – our Angel here on earth. We are so thankful to have called you ours. So grateful to have lived a life basking in your incandescent glow. So blessed to have been touched by your kind, loving, gentle and always vibrant soul. You have taken a piece of us with you but we will never be parted with your spirit. It inhabits us all and will remind us always of what it truly means to be alive. Wherever you are – it’s now a happier place because of that beautiful laugh of yours. We love you our silly, beautiful, funny boy – until we meet again.

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