Farhan also wrote that, “The truth is that you will always be alive… you represented an idea. You represented a dream. You told how hard work, honesty and perseverance can lift a person from his knees and take him to the sky… I love you with all my heart”.
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) June 19, 2021
Shah Rukh Khan also condoled the death of Milkha Singh, tweeting that, “Milkha Singh will no longer be with us personally, but his presence will always be felt. His legacy will always be unmatched… He was an inspiration to me… An inspiration to millions of people… May Milkha Singh sir’s soul rest in peace”.
The Flying Sikh may no longer be with us in person but his presence will always be felt and his legacy will remain unmatched… An inspiration to me… an inspiration to millions. Rest in Peace Milkha Singh sir.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) June 18, 2021
Priyanka Chopra also wrote in her tweet, remembering the first meeting with Milkha Singh, “Full of warmth and welcome, you made our meeting so special. I am inspired by your excellence. Your humility has impressed me. I am impressed by your contribution towards the country. Om Shanti Milkha Mr. Love and prayers for the family”.
Warm and welcoming, you made our first meeting so special. I have been inspired by your excellence, touched by your humility, influenced by your contribution to our country. Om Shanti #milkha ji. Sending love and prayers to the family. #MilkhaSingh
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) June 18, 2021
Raveena Tandon also writes, remembering Milkha Singh, “I had the privilege of meeting you sir. You will always have a special place in all of our hearts. Whenever we need to take inspiration, ‘Bhaag Milkhe Bhaag’ is our ears. I will resonate! Om Shanti”.
Had the honor of meeting you Sir, you will always have a special place in all our hearts ! Whenever we need to be inspired, “bhaag milkhe bhaag,” will resound in our ears ! Om Shanti. ???????? https://t.co/UZC6chEQg8
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) June 18, 2021
Amitabh Bachchan writes, “Saddened…Milkha Singh has passed away. Pride of India..A great athlete…and even more so a great man…Wahe Guru di Meher..Prayers”.
T 3940 – In grief .. Milkha Singh passes away .. the pride of India .. a great athlete .. a greater human ..
Waheguru di Mehr .. prayers ????????
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) June 19, 2021
Apart from all this, celebrities like Rahul Bose, Surbhi Jyoti, Asif Sheikh and Ankit Tiwari have also paid tribute to Milkha Singh on his death.