Actor Pia Bajpiee lost her brother to Covid-19 on Tuesday. Pia, who primarily appears in Tamil and Telugu films, took to Twitter to share the heartbreaking news.
“My brother is no more…” Pia tweeted.
This came after a series of tweets which she posted seeking support in Farukhabad in Uttar Pradesh, where presumably her bother was fighting his last battle. 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 also reached out to BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, who she said called her too. Bollywood celebs like filmmaker Onir and actor Rohit Bhatnagar also reached out to her.
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.
We pray for the departed soul to rest in peace and may God grant strength to the family in such difficult times to bear the loss.