Salman Khan's nephew Abdullah tested negative for coronavirus, confirms actor's manager
Mumbai, April 1: Salman Khan's manager Jordy Patel has confirmed that the actor's nephew Abdullah Khan, who passed away aged 38 on Monday, died due to heart failure following severe lung infection - and that Abdullah had tested negative for coronavirus.
Jordy was quoted as saying that Abdullah's body has been taken to Indore in an ambulance for last rites. According to reports, owing to the nationwide lockdown, Salman will not be attending Abdullah's last rites.
Salman Khan's nephew Abdullah Khan passed away on Monday. As per reports, the 38-year-old was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai owing to heart-related ailments.
The Bollywood superstar took to social media to mourn the loss of his nephew. Salman posted a photograph with his nephew and wrote: "Will always love you..."
Commenting on the post, actress Akanksha Puri wrote: "Still can't believe he is no more. #gonetoosoon. Deepest condolence to the entire family! May his soul R.I.P"
Singer Kamaal Khan, who is a close friend of the actor, commented: "You will always be remembered and loved."
As per reports, Abdullah Khan was admitted to Dhirubhai Kokilaben Ambani Hospital a couple of days ago, from where he was later shifted to Lilavati hospital. He was diabetic and reportedly suffering from heart-related ailments.
Abdullah was close to Salman and often featured in videos shared by the actor. It seems from Salman's social media post that he is deeply upset at the sudden loss.
Meanwhile, Salman Khan and his entire family have shifted to their farmhouse in Panvel where they are under quarantine amid the COVID 19 lockdown.