Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Riteish Deshmukh and other Bollywood celebrities took to twitter to express grief and pay their tribute to the 20-year-old Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri.
The former Bengal Under-19 cricket captain Keshri died from an on-field injury in Kolkata.
Keshri suffered a head injury after an on-field collision during a local game in Kolkata on 17 April. Keshri, who was also a member of the , died on Monday following a heart attack.
After his death, Bollywood celebrities paid tribute to the cricketer on Twitter.
Here's what the Bollywood stars tweeted:
Shah Rukh Khan: Too young to go...extremely unfortunate & sad. Condolences & prayers for Ankit Keshri & his family. May Allah bless his soul. R.I.P.
Hrithik Roshan: Saddened by d tragic death of such young sportsman. Ankit Keshri. My deepest condolences 2his family. Life is unpredictable. life is now.
Riteish Deshmukh: Condolences & strength to the family-most Unfortunate.
Ayushmann Khurrana: Sports could get unpredictable and ruthless. A normal day on the cricket field could be life threatening. RIP Ankit Keshri.
Arjun Rampal: Heartbreaking, heard about the young Bengal captain, Ankit Kesri demise due to an unfortunate accident on the field. Prayers for loved ones.
Esha Gupta: So sad to hear about the tragic loss of a star in the making in the field of cricket. #RIPAnkitKeshri, condolences to the family.
Anubhav Sinha: How can kids die playing a game of cricket? Second death on a cricket field in a short span. Take Care Boys. RIPAnkit Keshri
Pooja Chopra: Just 20 ! My heart goes out to his family Ankit Keshri
Manoj Bajpayee: RIP ankit kesari.its such an unfortunate news.
Rishi Kapoor: Heartfelt condolences to the family of Ankit Keshri. Truly sad!
Boman Irani: Heartbreaking. The news of young Ankit Keshri is heartbreaking. My condolences to the family.