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Salman Khan’s nephew passes away; actor upset over not able to attend funeral due to lockdown


Sneha Shah | Apr 1, 2020 18:15

Abdullah Khan and Salman Khan

Salman Khan’s nephew Abdullah Khan (38) passed away on March 30 due to heart failure after undergoing a severe lung infection. Salman is extremely upset as he won’t be able to attend the funeral of his nephew because of the country-wide lockdown imposed to curb spread of coronavirus.

As per reports, Salman is currently at his farmhouse in Panvel, while Abdullah’s funeral is in Indore. Abdullah, who ran a business in Mumbai, was admitted to private hospital in Andheri after he complained about feeling uneasy, a couple of days ago.

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He was later shifted to a hospital near his Bandra residence. As the rumours started to spread, it was suspected that Abdullah had contracted coronavirus. Shielding him from the rumours, Salman Khan’s manager Jordy Patel reported that he had tested negative for the virus.

Abdullah, too was a fitness enthusiast like Salman and was extremely close to the actor and his family. Sharing a photo of his nephew with him on Instagram, the actor wrote, “Will always love you…” on March 31.