Mumbai (India), 1st June 2023: Alia Bhatt paid an emotional homage to her grandfather Narendranath Razdan, who died on Thursday at the age of 94. The actress uploaded a video from his birthday celebrations in which he talks about how a simple smile can alter everything.
Alia wrote, “My grandpa. My hero. Played golf till 93, worked till 93. Made the best omelette. Told the best stories. Played the violin. Played with his great granddaughter. Loved his cricket. Loved his sketching. Loved his family and till the very last moment.. loved his life.”
The ‘Highway’ actress added, “My heart is full of sorrow but also full of joy .. because all my grandpa did is give us joy and for that feel blessed and grateful to have been brought up by all the light he had to give. Until we meet again.”
Alia’s mother Soni Razdan also shared a heartfelt note for her father, “Daddy. Daddy, grandpa, Nindi – our Angel here on earth. We are so thankful to have called you ours. So grateful to have lived a life basking in your incandescent glow. So blessed to have been touched by your kind, loving, gentle and always vibrant soul.”
She added, “You have taken a piece of us with you but we will never be parted with your spirit. It inhabits us all and will remind us always of what it truly means to be alive. Wherever you are – it’s now a happier place because of that beautiful laugh of yours. We love you our silly, beautiful, funny boy – until we meet again.”
Fans and colleagues of Alia flooded her comment section with condolences and poured the actress with their love and support in these tough times.