Pakistani celebrities mourn Kobe Bryant's death

Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mehwish Hayat and others tweeted their grief

Entertainment Desk January 27, 2020

In an unfortunate turn of events, basketball buff and superstar, Kobe Bryant, along with his 13-year-old daughter, passed away in a tragic helicopter crash on Sunday. According to AFP, nine other people were killed in the same crash.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said eight passengers and the pilot of the aircraft died in the accident. “There were no survivors… There were nine people on board the aircraft, the pilot plus eight individuals,” Villanueva said.

Following this, celebrities, politicians and sports personalities from all around the world started tweeting their grief, along with multiple local celebrities.

Mahira Khan expressed her heart break in two tweets, hours after the tragic incident.

"No, this is heartbreaking," said the star in disbelief.

Khan's co-star from 2019 blockbuster, Superstar, Bilal Ashraf,  also tweeted about the news.

"I am heartbroken. The world lost a supreme athlete," he said.

Feroze Khan also payed respect to the deceased, "and we all shall return to Allah!."

Mehwish Hayat posted an interview of the legend while expressing her sadness in an elaborate manner.

"Totally heartbroken by the news of Kobe Bryant’s passing. He was a legend on the court and an inspiration to millions. His words “Life is too short” couldn’t have been more prophetic . RIP Kobe."

Shaan Shahid also added, "RIP Kobe Bryant".

While former actor, Hamza Ali Abbasi, also expressed his grief followed by a reality check.

"News of Kobe Bryant's death is tragic indeed but a reminder for us all tht sooner/later this experience we call LIFE will end soon for us all. Lets us reflect on our lives, ask the big questions: Is this existence designed with a purpose or is this just chance & chaos?"

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