Ace of Space winner Divya Agarwal’s father succumbs to COVID-19; Ekta Kapoor, Neha Dhupia and other celebs pay condolences


Ace of Space winner Divya Agarwal’s father died today on October 28, 2020. He was admitted to a hospital in Navi Mumbai after testing positive for the novel and deadly coronavirus earlier this month. Divya had been regularly sharing health updates of her father on social media and asked her fans and followers to pray for his speedy recovery. Today, she took to Instagram to share the sad news of his demise.

The actor-VJ posted as adorable picture with her father and wrote an emotional post. She wrote, “You are always with me... i love you papa.. RIP (sic).”


You are always with me... i love you papa.. RIP

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Divya’s boyfriend Varun Sood also shared the same post and caption on his Instagram account. Divya’s father, Sanjay Agarwal was admitted to the hospital a week ago after testing positive for COVID-19. Divya had shared that her brother Prince had tested positive first followed by her parents.

Divya’s timeline was flooded with condolence posts from fans, followers and industry friends. Neha Dhupia, Ekta Kapoor, Aly Goni, RJ Anmol, Prince Narula and several others sent her strength and support. Ekta wrote, “Sorry to hear! Condolences. Pls stay strong (sic).” Neha Dhupia wrote, “Divya I am so so so sorry for your loss love and prayers always. Be strong you brave one (sic).”

Apart from Ace of Space, Divya had participated in Splitsvilla 10, and has also made her acting debut with Ragini MMS: Returns. She has appeared on numerous music videos. She has hosted or supported reality shows including Roadies: Real Heroes and MTV Ace the Quarantine.

(Source: Instagram)