Bollywood mourns the death of Martin Crowe
Members of the Indian film fraternity got on Twitter to pay their respects to legendary New Zealand batsman Martin Crowe who died today after a long battle with cancerbollywood Updated: Mar 03, 2016 15:06 IST
As the world mourns the death of New Zealand cricketer Martin Crowe, who died on Thursday at the age of 53, after a long battle with cancer in Wellington, New Zealand, Bollywood too got on Twitter to pay their respects to the legendary batsman.
“What a great batsman. RIP. Martin Crowe dies aged 53,” filmmaker Hansal Mehta wrote on Twitter.
What a great batsman. RIP. Martin Crowe dies aged 53 https://t.co/n77ob6zu8b— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) March 3, 2016
“RIP Martin Crowe,” actor Ayushmann Khurrana paid his respects to the former Kiwi captain.
RIP Martin Crowe. https://t.co/utTSEelaoi— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) March 3, 2016
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, too took to twitter to remember the 1992 World Cup’s player of the series. “Sad to hear about the demise of a finest batsman, Martin Crowe. RIP,” he wrote on the microblogging platform.
Sad to hear about the demise of a finest batsman, Martin Crowe. RIP— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) March 3, 2016
Crowe was first diagnosed with cancer in 2012 . In a statement, his family said “it is with heavy hearts that the family of Martin Crowe advise his death. The family request privacy at this time.”