Aamir Khan's heartfelt post on the demise of hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr.!
After the ill-timed demise of two veteran actors Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor and legendary Indian footballer Chuni Goswami, another true gem of the nation and legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Sr. has left for his heavenly abode on May 25, 2020.
Superstar Aamir Khan has mourned the demise of the hockey legend by sharing a heartfelt post on social media. While sharing a photograph of the astonishing personality, the actor writes, “Very saddened to hear about the demise of one of our legends, Shri Balbir Singh. It was my privilege and good fortune to ask for his blessings. My heartfelt condolences to Balbirji’s family and friends. The country has lost one of her gems.”
The legend hockey player Shri Balbir Singh was a three-time Olympic gold medal winner and had won a total number of 61 international caps. He was also the manager of the 1975 Indian hockey team who won the Men's Hockey World Cup that specific year.