Salman Khan expresses grief as Milkha Singh passes away, says, ‘You will always be an inspiration’
Milkha Singh breathed his last on June 18 due to post-Covid issues. He was 91. Many Bollywood celebs took to social media to pay their last respects to the Flying Sikh. Superstar Salman Khan also shared his grief on social media handle and wrote, “You will always be an inspiration… RIP 🙏 Milkha Singh Ji..” Recently the Being Human actor celebrated his popular film Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and posted an unseen picture of him and the director from the set of HDDCS.
Actor Anil Kapoor also remembered visiting the home of late sprinter Milkha Singh and his wife Nirmal Kaur and having ‘the most unforgettable aloo parathas’ he has ‘ever had’. Taking to Instagram, he shared several throwback pictures with the athlete. shared photos also featuring Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Farhan Akhtar as they posed with the late Milkha Singh. He captioned the post, “Milkha Singh ji welcomed us into his home and his lovely wife fed us the most unforgettable aloo parathas I’ve ever had… He truly was an incredible sportsman, phenomenal host and above all an amazing human being… will be truly & deeply missed…”
You will always be an inspiration… RIP 🙏 Milkha Singh Ji..
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) June 19, 2021
Celebs like Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, Riteish Deshmukh, Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and many more remembered the legendary Indian athlete. Milkha died on Friday night after a month-long battle with Covid-19, at the age of 91. He had lost his wife Nirmal Kaur, former national volleyball captain, to the same ailment on June 13 at the age of 85. The Padma Shri awardee, who was nicknamed The Flying Sikh for his accomplishments, is survived by his golfer son Jeev Milkha Singh and three daughters.