Responding to the rumours around the health of his grandfather, Pandit Sukh Ram, actor Aayush Sharma had released a statement two days ago. He had stated that although he wasn’t well but he is a “strong soul and fighting back. (sic)” He had asked people to pray for his well-being and requested media to not spread any false news. Just a few hours ago, Aayush Sharma released another statement informing that his grandfather has passed away at the age of 94. Pandit Sukh Ram was a veteran Congress leader and a former Union Minister. He was admitted to All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on May 7, 2022.
Aayush has written, “With a very heavy heart I bid farewell to my beloved Dadaji Pandit Sukh Ram Sharma. Even though you’re gone, I know you’ll always be with me, guiding me, looking over me and blessing me like you always do. Rest in peace dadaji, you will be dearly missed. (sic)” Pandit Sukh Ram was the Union Minister of State, Communications from 1993 to 1996 and was elected in the Lok Sabha in 1984. He had served as a junior minister in the Rajiv Gandhi government.
Here is his statement:
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In his earlier statement, Aayush had written, “My grandfather Pandit Sukh Ram is a strong soul and is fighting back bravely. To all the reports and rumours, in this testing time for our entire family, I kindly request everyone to pray for his well-being and refrain from the media from paying heed to any false news. We would keep you updated and informed about his health at every step. Heartfelt gratitude for all the prayers. (sic)” We pay condolences to the entire family.