Actress Gauahar Khan's father Zafar Ahmed Khan, who was keeping unwell for some time, has passed away. During the lockdown last year, the actress's father was admitted to the hospital. Lately, Gauahar was sharing pictures and videos from her wedding which featured special moments with her father. Her captions hinted that he is not doing well and prayed for his health.
On Friday, Gauahar Khan's friend Preeti Simones took to Instagram to share a heartwarming video with the actress and her father and wrote, "mere Gauahar ke pappa...To the man i loved...Lived with pride ... and will be remembered with pride... Strength and Love. To the family." Later, Gauahar posted an Instagram story to state that the "funeral is after Zohar Namaz".
TV celebrities like Sunil Grover, Jay Bhanushali, Mahhi Vij, Gajraj Rao and Dia Mirza sent love and strength to the family. Gauahar's Tandav costar Sunil Grover commented, "I am sorry to know. Prayers for your father and strength to the family. ." Vikrant Massey wrote, "Deepest condolences to the family Gauhar. Stay strong." Kamya Punjabi wrote, "So sorry for ur loss! My Heartfelt condelences to you n ur family! May his soul rest in peace."
The actress also penned down an emotional goodbye note for her father. She wrote, "My Hero . No man like u, Ever! My father has passed , to the ever after as an Angel. Alhamdulillah. His passing away was a testament to his beautiful life n the best soul he was . Forever My Pappa. I love you oh so much. I am sooooo much of you Pappa. N yet can never ever be even a percent of your magnanimous personality. #MyForeverShiningStar."
She added, "Keep him in your prayers please. innal lillahee wainna ilayhi raajeeoon."
Gauahar shared a family portrait from her wedding on Instagram on Thursday and wrote, "Ek doosre se karte hain pyaar hum." Sharing another picture of hugging her father at the ceremony, she said, "A fathers kiss . #Blessing. Zafar Ahmed Khan , I love you soooooooooo much. #MyPappaStrongest."
On the other hand, Gauahar's husband Zaid Darbar also shared a picture with his father-in-law and asked fans to pray for him. He said, "Please keep my father in law in your Duaa's. Allah give him the best of health . Ameen! He's the coolest man I know . Alhamdulillah."