April 21 : Actor Hina Khan’s father passed away on Tuesday after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest. Hina was then shooting in Kashmir with Shaheer Sheikh when she got the news of her father's demise. The actress rushed to Mumbai on Tuesday evening. Her family, who is mourning the sudden death, has requested all for privacy in this tough time.
Meanwhile, Hina’s television industry colleagues and friends have condoled the sudden death of her father. Hiten Tejwani tweeted, “Condolences @eyehinakhan.” Arjun Bijlani tweeted, “I’m really sorry for your loss my friend. I hope god gives you all the strength you and your family needs.. RIP uncle …@eyehinakhan.”
Eijaz Khan wrote, “Sorry for your loss Hina. Inna lilla hi wa inna ilayihi rajioon. Khuda unko jannat naseeb farmaaye..@eyehinakhan.” Kanchi Singh, who has worked with Hina in the popular TV show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, wrote, “Unbelievable RIP uncle. My heartfelt condolence to the entire family.”
Nikki Tamboli, who was with Hina in Bigg Boss 14, tweeted, “I was so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. No matter wherever he is, he’ll always be watching over you. He will stay with you forever My deepest condolence to you and your family @eyehinakhan.”
In several interviews, Hina had mentioned that she was closest to her father and was called “daddy’s girl”. Many of her videos and pictures feature her father. In one interview, the actress revealed how her father always supported her and was like a pillar of strength.
Meanwhile, television personality Vikas Gupta slammed paparazzi who were following Hina at the Mumbai airport for pictures and bytes. Vikas shared a video of Hina who was seen repeatedly requesting the paparazzi to let her go. Even after sitting inside the car, the cameramen continued to click her pictures. Sharing the video, a shocked Vikas wrote, “...extremely disappointed with the insensitivity shown here. RIP Uncle.”