Akshay Kumar with his mother. File
Gulf Today Report
Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar's mother Aruna Bhatia passed away on Wednesday morning, two days after she was admitted in a hospital in Mumbai.
Akshay’s mother was shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of a Mumbai hospital in critical condition recently.
The superstar was busy for his film "Mission Cinderella" shooting in the UK. Akshay had cut short his shoot schedule in Britain to be with his ailing mother.
Paying an emotional tribute to her, Akshay shared the sad news with his fans on Twitter handle and paid an emotional tribute to her, "She was my core. And today I feel an unbearable pain at the very core of my existence.”
The 53-year-old actor said that his mother passed away peacefully. “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,” he wrote.
Over the years Akshay has shared several memorable moments with his mother and we have compiled some of their adorable photos together.
On Tuesday, Akshay had shared a health update about his mother and said that it was a "tough hour" for his family.
"Touched beyond words at your concern for my mom's health. This is a very tough hour for me and my family. Every single prayer of yours would greatly help," he wrote on Twitter.
The actor had asked his team in UK to go ahead with the film shooting, as he took off for Mumbai.
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