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Bollywood mourns tragic death of Amjad Sabri

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KARACHI: The Qawwali maestro is gone, leaving behind a legacy of Sufi music. It’s not just Pakistan mourning the killing of Amjad Sabri, but condemnations are also pouring in from showbiz personalities from across the border.

One of Pakistan’s best known Sufi musicians was shot dead by unknown assailants riding a motorcycle in Karachi on Wednesday afternoon, triggering an outpouring of grief over what police described as an “act of terror”.

Amjad Sabri, aged around 45, was travelling by car from his home to a television studio, when a motorcycle pulled up alongside the vehicle and the attackers opened fire, killing him on the spot.


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Scores of Bollywood figures tweeted their grief after the tragic death of Sabri and said the passing of artiste was loss to the world.

 


Actress Alia Bhatt told Press Trust of India: “It’s very unfortunate, heartbreaking and sad that something like this has happened to an artiste.”

 

Popular Indian singer grieved at death of Sabri:

Richa Chadha also shocked

Armaaan Malik tweets:

Ayushmann recalls Sabri brothers’ contribution to Qawwali

Singer-composer Amit Trivedi tweeted:

One of Bollywood’s finest actors Jaaved Jaafri offers condolences

 


Pakistani artistes offer condolences

 

 

 

 

 

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