Actor Gaurav Chopraa Loses Both His Parents To COVID-19 In A Span Of A Few Days

Shubanka Sridhar , 01 Sep 2020
Gaurav Chopra; A Throwback picture of his parents (Source: Instagram | @mrgravitas)
Gaurav Chopra; A Throwback picture of his parents (Source: Instagram | @mrgravitas)

In the past few months now, many have lost their loved ones to the deadly COVID-19 virus. Television actor Gaurav Chopraa, who is known for his stints in Sanjivani, Uttaran, among others, also unfortunately lost his mother to the illness a few days ago. While it has been less than two weeks since then, he informed that his father, too, passed away yesterday due to coronavirus.

Taking to his social media, Gaurav shared the heartbreaking news of his mother’s death on August 20th. He wrote that she had previously battled cancer for three years, followed by three years of chemotherapy. He called her his ‘strength’ and ‘brightest spot of energy in the room’ and shared lovely pictures of hers.

Here is his post:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CEHlFHtH6e2/

Now, he shared the news of his father’s passing yesterday, and said that within a span of 10 days, both his parents were gone and that it’s “a void , vacuum that no amount of time will ever fill…”. Talking about his father, he said he was “an ideal man who put his family above everything else”. He says he was blessed to have an ideal father like him and adds, “an ideal husband who devoted his entire existence towards making my mother better in these last four years.” 

Sharing some throwback pictures of his father and mother, he shared this post:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CEjX8OinNH-/

Here’s praying their souls rest in peace. Sending Gaurav lots of strength to weather this incomparable loss.

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