Rahat, Mehwish mourn the demise of Indian poet
Renowned Indian poet and Bolly lyricist Rahat Indori passed away on Tuesday hours after testing positive for the novel coronavirus.
The veteran poet was admitted to a local hospital in Indore, Madhya Pradesh after his report came back positive.
Indori had also tweeted earlier today that he took the virus test on Monday and now he had tested positive for the infection.
"He (Indori) suffered two heart attacks today and could not be saved... he had 60% pneumonia," ANI reported citing Dr Vinod Bhandari.
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Mehwish Hayat have expressed their grief over Indori’s demise on Twitter.
دوستی جب کسی سے کی جاۓ ،— Mehwish Hayat TI (@MehwishHayat) August 12, 2020
دُشمنوں کی بھی راۓ لی جاۓ ۔۔
میرے ماضی کے زخم بھرنے لگے،
آج پھر کوئ بھول کی جاۓ ۔۔ 🍂#RahatindoriRIP
Deeply saddened to hear the news of the demise of the great poet Rahat Indori Sahib.— Rahat Fateh Ali Khan (@RFAKWorld) August 11, 2020
May Allah bless his soul and give his family the immense strength to recover from this loss.
Industry lost a gem today! pic.twitter.com/MfmBXCH0zk
Many Bollywood celebrities also took to social media to mourn the loss of the legend.
RIP #RahatIndori saab.. deepest condolences to the family.— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) August 11, 2020
Saddened to learn that legendary Urdu Poet Rahat Indori Sahib has passed away. Oh Lord!!🙏— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) August 11, 2020
My heartfelt condolences to the family...
إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعون
May Allah SWT bless him in Jannat-ul-Firdaus...Ameen.🤲#RahatIndori pic.twitter.com/kfNwVlsdyq
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