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Who is Megha Thakur? TikTok star passes away at 21; fans pay tribute

Megha Thakur, an influencer, lived in Brampton, Ontario in Canada and enjoyed a huge following on TikTok and Instagram owing to videos about body positivity and self-confidence.

India TV Trending Desk Written By: India TV Trending Desk New Delhi Published on: December 04, 2022 13:42 IST
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Canadian TikTok star Megha Thakur, who is known for her videos advocating for body positivity, passed away at the age of 21. The news of her "sudden and unexpected demise" was confirmed by her parents via her Instagram handle. In the heartfelt post, her parents wrote, "It is with heavy hearts we announce the light of our life, our kind, caring, and beautiful daughter, Megha Thakur, suddenly and unexpectedly passed away on November 24, 2022, in the early morning hours."

"Megha was a confident and independent young woman. She will be dearly missed. She loved her fans and would have wanted you to know of her passing. At this time, we request your blessings for Megha. Your thoughts and prayers will be with her in her onward journey."

Who is Megha Thakur?

Megha Thakur, an influencer, lived in Brampton, Ontario in Canada and enjoyed a huge following on TikTok and Instagram owing to videos about body positivity and self-confidence. Megha Thakur was well known for supporting body positivity and had over 930k followers on TikTok. She regularly posted dance videos to social media. Thakur frequently discussed the importance of having diverse body types reflected in the media as well as the importance of accepting one's body type. 

Thakur has a devoted following of followers who looked up to her for her dancing prowess and her compassionate ideas on upholding body positivity. Many of her followers posted condolences on social media for the influencer.

Reportedly, at the age of just one, Megha Thakur's parents moved to Canada. In 2019, she enrolled at Western University after graduating from Mayfield Secondary School. Soon after enrolling in the college, she debuted on TikTok. 

Thakur's funeral was held on November 29.

Megha Thakur's fans pay tribute

Following the news, her fans took to social media and paid their tributes. A Twitter user wrote, "Rest in peace Megha Thakur, you powerful and amazing soul". Another user commented, " I can't believe Megha Thakur passed away, bro I am in denial right now!"

"Rest in peace megha thakur, you powerful and amazing soul," said a third fan.

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