Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar's mother Aruna Bhatia passed away on Wednesday morning.
Akshay took to Twitter to express his grief and sadness over his mother's demise.
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 🙏🏻— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) September 8, 2021
The 53-year-old star said that his mother passed away peacefully.
On Tuesday, Akshay had shared a health update about his mother and said that it was a "tough hour" for his family.
Many Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to share their sadness over his mother's death such as Salman Khan, Neena Gupta, Nimrat Kaur, and Ajay Devgan
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 ..@akshaykumar— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) September 8, 2021
Dear Akki, Heartfelt condolences on your mother’s passing away. May Arunaji’s soul find eternal peace. Condolences to you & your family.— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) September 8, 2021
Om Shanti🙏🏼 https://t.co/fBEzmsQpnF
Our prayers with you take care https://t.co/ixAYzzzxZP— Neena Gupta (@Neenagupta001) September 8, 2021
Many may not know that Akshay Kumar's mom passed away a day before his birthday. Akshay has a sister named Alka Bhatia.
Meanwhile for his upcoming films Akshay will be seen in Bachchan Pandey’, ‘Raksha Bandhan’, ‘Ram Setu’, ‘Atrangi Re’ and others.