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One of the most talented and famous singers of this generation, Monali Thakur, is undoubtedly everyone's favourite. Whether it's about dropping a soothing song that'll make your soul rich in the midnight to giving a hit party track, Monali is simply a queen of all trades. From Sawaar Loon, Moh Moh Ke Dhagge to Zara Zara Touch Me, she is one of the few versatile singers we have in the music industry. The singer was in the headlines for her personal life last month, when she had revealed that she had married her longtime beau, Maik Richter, who is a businessman, in a secret wedding back in 2017. (Recommended Read: Niti Taylor Ties The Knot With Fiance, Parikshit Bawa, Announces Marriage With Wedding Trailer Video)
However, the singer is in the headlines again, but this time because of a heartbreaking news, as her father and veteran singer, Shakti Thakur has passed away after suffering from multiple ailments and a heart attack. Scroll down for further details!
On October 5, 2020, Monali Thakur took to her Instagram handle and shared five beautiful pictures from her memory lane with her father along with a heartbreaking note in which she thanked her dearest daddy for everything he has done for her. The doting daughter started her note, revealing that her father was her biggest critic and cheerleader. She wrote, "Sri Sakti Thakur.. my father, my all.. the core of my existence, my biggest critic and cheerleader and my Teacher.. the Angelic hand above my head.. amar Baba.. physically left us yesterday." Take a look:
Going further in her note, Monali talked about the nature of her father in real-life and how he was a humble man despite all the great success he had achieved in his life on the professional front. Giving an insight about the same, she wrote, "I had never seen a more kind hearted and a more humble person in my life.. not jack of all trades but truly master of many.. his humility surprised me throughout my life.. a brain too efficient for others to catch up to him." (Don't Miss: Poonam Pandey And Sam Bombay Are Back Together After Domestic Violence Case, Shares Romantic Video)
In her emotional note, Monali also revealed that it was because of her dad that she had started believing in her dreams as a kid, which is the backbone of her success. She continued, "I started dreaming because of you Baba.. seeing you spread magic with your talent and spirit and cheerfulness.. your strength made me want to be strong like you.. I am a heartbroken but an immensely proud daughter Baba.. And I will make you proud with everything I do in life.. I will continue following your steps and will only spread love.. I am and always will be forever grateful to you for your priceless, unparalleled Love that you gave me.. And I know there is no one else on earth who can love me the way you have loved me and you still do.. even while leaving you gave us no trouble.. you went away like a King!"
Concluding her note, she promised her father that she'd try her best to deal with the big void that her father has left in her life. She concluded, "I Love You so much Baba.. I feel you around me coz you are my Angel, protecting me from everything negative.. giving me wisdom.. I feel you more now.. Chhotu will be strong for you Baba..!! Amar Pronam to make.. Mother Nature kept my prayers and didn't make you suffer.. you went peacefully.. because Almighty takes care of such rare beautiful souls like you.. Amar Baba.. bhalo thheko.. Tomar Chhoton tomar kaachhe aashbe thik shomoy moto.. abar dekha hobe.. onek aador." (Also Read: Tamannaah Bhatia Also Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Her Parents, Issues A Statement)
Rest in peace, Shakti Thakur ji!