Actor Pia Bajpiee’s brother passes away due to Covid-19 hours after she urgently asked for ventilator bed on Twitter

Bollywood celebs like filmmaker Onir and actor Rohit Bhatnagar also reached out to her. In its reply, China assured of “smooth functioning of export channel of materials to India.”

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Pia Bajpiee shared the news of her brother's demise on Twitter. This came after a series of tweets which she posted seeking support in Farukhabad in Uttar Pradesh, where presumably her bother was fighting his last battle. Don't Miss These StoriesKangana Ranaut's Twitter account suspended permanently, she says 'my heart goes out to people of this country'When Shah Rukh Khan said he was 'the real outsider': 'I was this Delhi boy with no godfather or family in Bollywood'Nikki Tamboli's brother dies, she pens heartbreaking note: 'You gave no one a last farewell'Click here for more

As India grapples to meet the rising demand of oxygen cylinders and hospital beds for the coronavirus patients, actor Sonu Sood called out China for blocking consignments of oxygen concentrators being transported to India. Her note read, “Warrior. This, after she’s been asking for help for a hospital bed and a ventilator for her brother on social media. Remind yourself of what you’ve been able to overcome. “My brother is no more…” Pia tweeted. Pia, who primarily appears in Tamil and Telugu films, took to Twitter to share the heartbreaking news. He was shooting for a web series there when he contracted the virus. “We are trying to get hundreds of oxygen concentrators to India. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. It’s sad to say that China has blocked lots of our consignments and here in India we are losing lives every minute. a bed wd ventilator brother is dying ..any lead plz help 🙏 Plz Contact if u know anybody -9415191852 Abhishek.. I’ve spent my day looking for Oxygen & beds for the ones we can save.”×1.png
Actor Aniruddh Dave also continues to remain in ICU at a hospital in Bhopal after his health deteriorated due to Covid-19 complications. The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards. a bed wd ventilator brother is dying ..any lead plz help Folded hands Plz Contact if u know anybody -9415191852 Abhishek.. we are already in mess.”

I need urgent help in district Farukhabad , kayamganj block .UP.. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd You’re more powerful than you think – Ash Alves.”


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Bhumi Pednekar on Sunday also shared that she lost two loved ones in the last 24 hours. (Photo: Pia Bajpiee/Facebook)
Actor Pia Bajpiee lost her brother to Covid-19 on Tuesday. All the times you felt like you weren’t going to make it through, you proved yourself wrong. Pia had days before, posted a motivational note by Ash Alves on her Instagram handle to encourage her fans to stay strong at such a difficult time. Hours before his demise, Pia posted, “I need urgent help in district Farukhabad , kayamganj block .UP.. we are already in mess
— Pia Bajpiee (@PiaBajpai) May 4, 2021
Pia had also reached out to BJP leader Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga, who she said called her too. In a tweet, she wrote “Have lost 2 people we love from my immediate world in the last 24 hours, 3 super critical. I request @China_Amb_India @MFA_China to help us get our consignments cleared so we can save lives,” Sonu tweeted.