Akshay Kumar's mother passes away in Mumbai
Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar's mother Smt Aruna Bhatia passed away due to age-related issues on Wednesday. The action hero shared the news on his Twitter handle.
Akshay Kumar said in a tweet, "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. I respect your prayers as I and my family go through this period. Om Shanti".
Her final rites were held at the Pawan Hans crematorium in Vile Parle. Condolence messages poured in as the actor shared the news. Riteish Deshmukh, Rohit Shetty, Producer Ramesh Taurani and Sajid Khan, attended the cremation.
Dabangg star Salman Khan expressed grief over the passing of the Khiladi actor's mother. Salman Khan said, "Dear Akki, very sad to hear of the passing of your mother. May she rest in peace. My deepest condolences to you and your entire family".