New Delhi: Tamil actor Pia Bajpiee’s brother died due to COVID-19 on Tuesday (May 4). The actor took to her Twitter handle to share the heartbreaking news.
She tweeted, ”My brother is no more…” Pia had been asking for help for a hospital bed and a ventilator for her brother on social media. Hours before his demise, Pia posted, “I need urgent help in district Farukhabad , kayamganj block .UP.. a bed wd ventilator ..my brother is dying ..any lead plz help Folded hands Plz Contact if u know anybody -9415191852 Abhishek.. we are already in mess”.
Pia had days before, posted a motivational note by Ash Alves on her Instagram handle to encourage her fans to stay strong at such a difficult time. Her note read, “Warrior. Remind yourself of what you’ve been able to overcome. All the times you felt like you weren’t going to make it through, you proved yourself wrong. You’re more powerful than you think – Ash Alves.”
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Bhumi Pednekar on May 2 also shared that she lost two loved ones in the last 24 hours. In a tweet, she wrote “Have lost 2 people we love from my immediate world in the last 24 hours, 3 super critical. I’ve spent my day looking for Oxygen & beds for the ones we can save”.
Have lost 2 people we love from my immediate world in the last 24 hours, 3 super critical. I’ve spent my day looking for Oxygen & beds for the ones we can save. No space for grief. Only action. Really can’t wait for this to be over. Please do your bit. #covidwarrior #CovidIndia
— bhumi pednekar (@bhumipednekar) May 2, 2021
Meanwhile, Sonu Sood called out China for blocking consignments of oxygen concentrators being transported to India. He tweeted, ”We are trying to get hundreds of oxygen concentrators to India. It’s sad to say that China has blocked lots of our consignments and here in India we are losing lives every minute. I request @China_Amb_India @MFA_China to help us get our consignments cleared so we can save lives”.