The world woke up to an extremely sad news today when it was revealed that Chadwick Boseman, the electric young actor who projected so much vitality as the star of such films like Black Panther, Get on Up, Captain America: Civil War, 42, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame has succumbed to colon cancer. The actor was only 43 years old and was diagnosed with the disease four years back. However, he proved himself to be true superhero as he filmed some of his most well-known works during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapies. He will forever be known as King T’Challa from Black Panther.
Tributes have been pouring in for Chadwick. Hollywood celebs as well as Bollywood fraternity have been paying homages to the actor who was taken away too soon. Dairy brand Amul also gave a befitting tribute to Chadwick through its topical advertisement. It shared Chadwick’s image as King T’Challa and as Marvel Superhero and captioned it, “Marvel of an actor! RIP King of Wakanda.’
Amul shared the topical with the words, “#Amul Topical: Tribute to Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman.” Chadwick’s family released a statement on his passing that read, “A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much. From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more — all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy. It was the honor of his career to bring King T’Challa to life in Black Panther.”
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) August 29, 2020
Boseman’s demise has left a deep void in the hearts of his countless fans as well as Hollywood colleagues who starred with him in several films.