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Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra Jonas , Farhan Akhtar, Sanjay Dutt And Others Mourn Passing Away Of Flying Sikh Milkha Singh

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Several Bollywood stars took to their twitter handles and expressed their heartfelt tributes on the demise of legendary Indian Sprinter Milkha Singh. Singh, 91, passed away at 11:30 pm on Friday in Chandigarh. He had tested positive for COVID-19 in May this year.

Superstar Akshay Kumar expressed deep condolences on the demise of track legend on his Twitter handle and wrote, “Incredibly sad to hear about the demise of #MilkhaSingh ji. The one character I forever regret not playing on-screen! May you have a golden run in heaven, Flying Sikh. Om shanti, Sir.”

Global star Priyanka Chopra Jonas also mourned the demise of the former athlete and recalled how his aura made their first meeting special.

“Warm and welcoming, you made our first meeting so so special. I have been inspired by your excellence, touched by your humility, influenced by your contribution to our country. Om Shanti #Milkha ji. Sending love and prayers to the family. #MilkhaSingh,” she tweeted.

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan too paid an emotional tribute to Singh on Twitter and wrote, “The Flying Sikh may no longer be with us in person but his presence will always be felt and his legacy will remain unmatched… An inspiration to me… an inspiration to millions. Rest in Peace Milkha Singh sir.”

Actor Director Farhan Akhtar who played the title role of Milkha Singh in his biopic Bhaag Milkha Bhaag tweeted

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