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Bhadarwah: In a sad and shocking incident, father of Bollywood actor Shaheer Sheikh passed away yesterday after fighting battle with Covid-19 infection.
The funeral of Shaheer’s father Shahnawaz Sheikh held yesterday night in his ancestral graveyard Gatha area of Bhadarwah in Jammu and Kashmir.
He was also maternal uncle of Senior Journalist Tahir Nadeem Khan.
It is pertinent to mention that in the last two weeks, Shahnawaz’s two brothers, Haq Nawaz Sheikh and Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh, died on January 3rd and January 4th, this year, respectively.
Yesterday morning, Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi actor Shaheer Sheikh took to Instagram to request his fans to pray for his father, who was critical due to a COVID-19 infection.
Shaheer took to his Twitter account and informed his fans that his father had contracted the coronavirus and was hospitalised.
He further shared that his father’s condition is critical and is on ventilator. He urged his fans to keep his father in their prayers.
He wrote, “My dad is on a ventilator, suffering from a severe covid infection… pls keep him in your prayers.”
After suffering from a severe COVID-19 infection, actor Shaheer Sheikh’s father passed away yesterday.
Meanwhile Journalists of Bhadarwah expressed their heartfelt condolences with the family.