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TV actor Gaurav Chopra’s COVID-19+ father dies 10 days after he lost his mother

Television actor Gaurav Chopra's father dies of COVID-19 exactly 10 days after he lost his mother to cancer. The actor shared a heartbreaking post on Instagram remembering his father.

Television heartthrob Gaurav Chopra popularly known for his characters in Uttaran, Aisa Des Hai Mera has lost his father. On Monday, the actor took to his Instagram to share the heartbreaking news with his fans. Both his father and mother had been tested Coronavirus positive.

Gaurav who lost his mother just 10 days before took to social media to pen a heartbreaking note. He wrote, “Shri Swatantra Chopra.My Hero. My idol. My inspiration. .Will I ever manage to be a millionth of a man that he was ? Don’t think so.. The ideal man , the ideal son,the ideal brother, a man who always put family above EVERYTHING else.”

He continued, “An ideal father …it took me 25 years to even come to terms with the fact that all fathers are not like him.. That he was special .. I was blessed..and as his son that’s the legacy I have inherited…loved and respected so so much more than I ever will..a celebrity in its true terms. As a child , me walking down the street or the market always knew that I was recognised as his son. By all. That the shopkeeper will greet me and take lesser money because I was his son…was something that i was used to.. This : when he didn’t even know of their existence.

Gaurav Chopra’s heartbreaking note

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Shri Swatantra Chopra My Hero. My idol. My inspiration. . Will I ever manage to be a millionth of a man that he was ? Don't think so.. The ideal man , the ideal son,the ideal brother, a man who always put family above EVERYTHING else. An ideal father …it took me 25 years to even come to terms with the fact that all fathers are not like him.. That he was special .. I was blessed..and as his son that's the legacy I have inherited…loved and respected so so much more than I ever will be..a celebrity in its true terms. As a child , me walking down the street or the market always knew that I was recognised as his son. By all. That the shopkeeper will greet me and take lesser money because I was his son…was something that i was used to.. This : when he didn't even know of their existence. It was a regular affair to find some unknown person at our gates bringing along a guest who was looking for our house. All you had to say was "Chopra Saab's house? " And anybody in that vast radius would bring you to the correct place. The love ,warmth and generosity that he had .. the idealism, the strength… An ideal husband..devoted his entire existence towards making my mother better in these last four years. To the point of getting a disease trying to protect her and then leaving all of us to keep her company.. She left us on the 19th and he did on the 29 th.. 10 days ..and they're both gone.. A void , vacuum that no amount of time will ever fill… #MerePapa

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It was a regular affair to find some unknown person at our gates bringing along a guest who was looking for our house. All you had to say was “Chopra Saab’s house? ” And anybody in that vast radius would bring you to the correct place. The love ,warmth and generosity that he had .. the idealism, the strength…An ideal husband..devoted his entire existence towards making my mother better in these last four years. To the point of getting a desease trying to protect her and then leaving all of us to keep her company.. She left us on the 19th and he did on the 29th.. 10 days ..and they’re both gone.. A void , vacuum that no amount of time will ever fill…#MerePapa.”

Gaurav Chopra recently lost his mother after she fought a 3 year non stop battle with cancer. The actor shared a post for his mom: “My mommy strongest !! The first picture is from a year ago. Three years of cancer fighting of the worst kind ,three years of non stop chemo: and she was bucking us up ! Always the brightest spot of energy in the room . Always. The beauty that did not need any kind of accentuation. It stood out .loved by all. To the point of seeming like her fans. . . Inspired so many..as a teacher, as a principal,as a colleague ,as a friend ,as a human being pursuing spiritual growth over everything else..I can go on and on .about a million things..she introduced me to everything in life ..my strength..my source. #MeriMaa was the strongest..”

Gaurav Chopra post for his mother:

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My mommy strongest !! The first picture is from a year ago. Three years of cancer fighting of the worst kind ,three years of non stop chemo: and she was bucking us up ! Always the brightest spot of energy in the room . Always. The beauty that did not need any kind of accentuation. It stood out .loved by all. To the point of seeming like her fans. . . Inspired so many..as a teacher, as a principal,as a colleague ,as a friend ,as a human being pursuing spiritual growth over everything else.. I can go on and on .about a million things..she introduced me to everything in life ..my strength..my source.. #MeriMaa was the strongest.. She left us yesterday… In the other world she would be making everyone her fan ,I'm sure ! Aapka #kaanha

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On the work front, Gaurav Chopra was last seen in Sanjivani reboot as Navratan Singh (NV).

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