Actor Chadwick Boseman, who is renowned for his role as ‘Black Panther’ in marvel series, died after battling colon cancer for four years.
Soon after Chadwick Boseman’s demise, Twitter started trending #RIPLegend and #RIPKing as fans of the actor were grieved with the news.
However, Bollywood stars such as Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Arjun Kapoor, Athiya Shetty, and others took to social media to express their sorrow over the loss.
Paying tribute to the legend, Arjun Kapoor wrote, “U were so graceful & dignified on screen to know u battle cancer for 4 years quietly and work thru it makes me respect you off it as well.
Rest well…” Kareena Kapoor Khan, too, shared a photo of the late actor and wrote, “RIP Legend.”
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Boseman, 42, has appeared in several movies and TV shows such as 42 where he portrayed iconic baseball player Jackie Robinson, James Brown in Get on Up. He also worked as T’Challa in Marvel’s 2016 film, Captain America: Civil War. However, he gained more popularity due to his own Black Panther film in 2018.
He was set to appear in a sequel to Black Panther due in 2022.
Taking to Twitter, his family released a statement on his Twitter handle informing his fans that the true hero passed away and he died in his home.
The statement read, “From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more- all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy. It was the honour of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther.”
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020