Actor Chadwick Boseman, who is renowned for his role as ‘Black Panther’ in marvel series, died August after battling colon cancer for four years.
Had the late Hollywood star Chadwick Boseman been alive, he would have celebrated his 44th birthday on November 29.
His death sent shock waves across the world as fans, co-stars and people from the fraternity mourned his death.
Boseman had kept his illness under wraps but had drawn concerns about his health in the past after a major weight loss.
Soon after Boseman’s demise, Twitter had started trending #RIPLegend and #RIPKing as fans of the actor were grieved with the news.
Former president of the United States, Barak Obama was one of the many who stepped forward to mourn Boseman’s passing.
Chadwick came to the White House to work with kids when he was playing Jackie Robinson. You could tell right away that he was blessed. To be young, gifted, and Black; to use that power to give them heroes to look up to; to do it all while in pain – what a use of his years. https://t.co/KazXV1e7l7
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 29, 2020
The former president had shared a photo of Boseman’s visit to him.
Also, from B-Town, stars including 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.”
Boseman, 43, had 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.