Actress Gauahar Khan took to Instagram to share the news of her father, Zafar Ahmed Khan, passing away. She posted an Instagram story to state that the “funeral is aftr Zohar Namaz”.
Gauahar’s father was unwell for a while and hospitalised last week. The actress did not give out details about the reasons of demise. “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 (sic),” she wrote.
She had earlier posted a picture of her hugging her father in the ICU . “Oh Allah bless my father,” she had written with the picture. Gauahar had also been requesting fans on Instagram to pray for her father.
Recently, Gauahar also shared a picture with her father from her wedding and captioned it: “A fathers kiss . #Blessing . Zafar Ahmed Khan , I love you soooooooooo much . #MyPappaStrongest.”
Her friend, Preeti Simoes also took to social media to share the news. “Mere Gauahar ke pappa… To the man i loved… Lived with pride … and will be remembered with pride Strength and Love. To the family. @gauaharkhan @zakiazkhan @nigaarzkhan @queenkausarsuleman @raziakhan1503 @zaid_darbar @asaadzkhan (sic),” she posted.
Bollywood paparazzo Viral Bhayani shared a few snaps of Gauahar making the arrangements for her father’s funeral.
On the work front, Gauahar was last seen in the Amazon Prime video show Tandav. She also recently tied the knot with choreographer Zaid Darbar on December 25, 2020 in a Mumbai ceremony.