Hrithik, Shah Rukh, Arjun Rampal, Ritesh Deshmukh and others voiced their sadness at the 20 year old cricketer’s death.
Ankit Keshri passed away due to a massive heart attack he had encountered. He had sustained a head injury in an on-field collision during a local game in Kolkata on Friday (April 17, 2015) during a senior knockout match against Bhowanipore. Following his death, shocked and grieving Bollywood celebs posted messages of condolence, support and encouragement for the deceased’s surviving family.
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan condoled the death of the young man and stated that it was an untimely demise, a sad way for one to die.
Too young to go…extremely unfortunate & sad. Condolences & prayers for Ankit Keshri & his family. May Allah bless his soul. R.I.P.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) April 20, 2015
Hrithik Roshan tweeted his shocked condolence and said that life was unpredictable. Roshan also said that life was at the present and the future was always unpredictable.
Saddened by d tragic death of such young sportsman. Ankit Keshri. My deepest condolences 2his family. Life is unpredictable. life is now.
— Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) April 20, 2015
As soon as Arjun Rampal heard about the sad demise, he posted a condolence message as well.
Heartbreaking,heard about the young Bengal captain,Ankit Kesri demise due to an unfortunate accident on the field.Prayers for loved ones.
— arjun rampal (@rampalarjun) April 20, 2015
Boman Irani, the famous Bollywood comedian, also termed the incident heartbreaking and offered prayers for the departed.
Heartbreaking. The news of young Ankit Keshri is heartbreaking. My condolences to the family.
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) April 20, 2015
Ritesh Deshmukh posted a picture of the player and also offered prayers for the surviving family.
Condolences & strength to the family-most Unfortunate – https://t.co/CIlKLSM5vB
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) April 20, 2015