Tollywood celebrities on Saturday expressed grief over the loss of renowned athlete Milka Singh to Covid-19.
Superstar Mahesh Babu wrote, “Deeply saddened by the passing away of sports legend #MilkhaSingh. A monumental loss for our nation.. His incredible legacy will continue to inspire athletes all over the world. Rest in peace sir.”
Balakrishna Nandamuri said on his Facebook handle, “It’s very heartbreaking news. We have lost a legend today #FlyingSikh Milkha Singh is no more… When India was figuring out how to walk post-independence, you showed us how to run. You taught us to dream big and then chase those dreams despite all odds. You will continue to inspire generations to come. Thank you for giving the entire country the Flag of India, years of pride and honour. You’ll always be our hero. The nation will remember you & seek inspiration from your life forever. #MilkhaSingh.”
Telugu pop singer Smita said it was a story that is so close to her heart. “A man I highly respect. End of an era #FlyingSikh #Milkha You will be remembered forever,(sic)” she wrote.
Deeply saddened by the passing away of sports legend #MilkhaSingh. A monumental loss for our nation.. His incredible legacy will continue to inspire athletes all the over the world. Rest in peace sir. 🙏
— Mahesh Babu (@urstrulyMahesh) June 19, 2021
— Smita (@smitapop) June 18, 2021
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