Journalist Rohit Sardana passes away; Anupam Kher, Kangana, Urmila mourn


Senior Aaj Tak journalist Rohit Sardana breathed his last today due to cardiac arrest. He was 41. He was earlier associated with Zee News for 13 years and in 2017 he joined Aaj Tak.. His demise has not only moved the media industry but Bollywood celebrities are also deeply hurt with his sudden untimely demise. Rohit also tested positive for Covid-19 and was recovering well but on Thursday night, he suffered heart attack and passed away.

Bollywood actors including Anupam Kher, Kangana Ranaut and Raj Babbar among others mourned the death of renowned journalist.

Anupam Kher tweeted, "Heard the news of the death of my friend and the courageous and fearless news anchor #Rohit_Saradana of Hindi News world," he wrote. 

"I had a long talk about a month ago. The grief of his departure has reached the depths of the soul. May the power of the family bless him. Om Shanti!," Anupam added in Hindi. 

Raj Babbar tweeted, "Shocked that the brilliant Newsperson #RohitSardana ji is no more. Sensitive and learned his presence on the screen was so reassuring. May the Almighty give strength to his family to bear the loss." 

On April 24, Sardana tweeted about undergoing a CT Scan. "I had got a test done a week ago after showing symptoms. The RT-PCR showed a negative result but the CT scan confirmed COVID. Condition is better than before. Take care of yourself and your family members," he had tweeted.

Urmila Matondkar took to her social media handle to share her condolences. She wrote, "My prayers for the soul departed #RohitSardana and deepest condolences to his family. May d almighty heal them Folded hands. Slandering a departed soul shows d sickest side of the human psyche."

Actor and film critic Kamaal R Khan also expressed his grief. He tweeted, "Famous anchor #RohitSardana Ji ???????! Today all other anchors should sit at their homes and think with a cool mind. This Life is like a dream. We all must live it with love and peace. We should not spread hate to divide people."

Ritesh Deshmukh tweeted, Deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of #RohitSardana