Chadwick Boseman dies at 43: Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and others pay tribute
Chadwick essayed the superhero Black Panther in the Marvel franchise, in addition to notable roles in 42, Get on Up and Da 5 Bloods
American actor and Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman passed away at 43 today. He was battling colon cancer for the last four years.
An official statement on his social media accounts confirmed his passing and informed that the actor was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, which then progressed to stage IV.
As the world mourned Boseman's passing, several Indian celebrities too paid their tributes on social media. Actors such as Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Varun Dhawan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and others shared pictures of the late actor.
On Twitter, Riteish Deshmukh wrote:
#ChadwickBosemanForever Thank you for all the wonderful memories that I made & continue to make with my children. You will live on, in our hearts forever #KingTchalla Rest in Peace. @chadwickboseman https://t.co/xuihVaLXMP— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 29, 2020
Anupam Kher shared his condolences as well.
Deeply saddened to know about the sad demise of #BlackPanther actor #ChadwickBoseman at such a young age. Apart from being a very fine actor, he was a humble man with an infectious smile. My condolences to his family, friends & fans! #WakandaForever #OmShanti pic.twitter.com/zNbJDr7cy1— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) August 29, 2020
Earlier, Chadwick’s Marvel co-stars had paid their tributes on Twitter.
Mark Ruffalo wrote:
All I have to say is the tragedies amassing this year have only been made more profound by the loss of #ChadwickBoseman. What a man, and what an immense talent. Brother, you were one of the all time greats and your greatness was only beginning. Lord love ya. Rest in power, King.— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) August 29, 2020
Chris Evans remembered Chadwick as ‘special’ and a ‘true original’.
I’m absolutely devastated. This is beyond heartbreaking.— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) August 29, 2020
Chadwick was special. A true original. He was a deeply committed and constantly curious artist. He had so much amazing work still left to create. I’m endlessly grateful for our friendship. Rest in power, King pic.twitter.com/oBERXlw66Z