This Article is From Jun 23, 2016

Alia Bhatt, Mahira Khan Mourn the Tragic Death of Amjad Sabri

Alia Bhatt, Mahira Khan Mourn the Tragic Death of Amjad Sabri

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  • Pakistani actress Mahira Khan tweeted saying: "Shocking"
  • "It's very unfortunate and heartbreaking," said Alia Bhatt
  • Amjad Sabri died in Karachi on Wednesday after being shot
Karachi/Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities like Alia Bhatt, Richa Chadha, Ayushmann Khurrana and Amit Trivedi mourned the death of renowned Qawwali singer Amjad Sabri. Pakistani celebrities such as actress Mahira Khan and singer-actor Ali Zafar also remembered Mr Sabri on Twitter. Mr Sabri, who was part of the Sabri Brothers group, was shot in Karachi on Wednesday afternoon. He later died at a local hospital.

Actress Alia Bhatt told PTI: "It's very unfortunate, heartbreaking and sad that something like this has happened to an artiste."

Mahira expressed her disbelief and tweeted saying: "Shocking!"

Richa wrote on Twitter:

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and Armaan Malik said:

Pakistani singer Quratulain Balouch tweeted:
  This is what Ayushmann tweeted:

Pakistani actress Mawra Hocane tweeted:

Singer-composer Amit Trivedi tweeted:

Pakistani singer-songwriter Jimmy Khan was "shocked:"

Mr Zafar said he was speechless:

Jaaved Jaaferi tweeted:

Amjad Sabri and an associate were travelling in a car in Karachi when unidentified gunmen fired at their vehicle, critically injuring them.

The two were rushed to Abbasi Shaheed hospital, where Mr Sabri succumbed to his injuries.He was one of Pakistan's finest qawwals, known for his soul-stirring renditions of mystic poetry.