Mahhi Vij's 25-yr-old brother succumbs to COVID-19; actress thanks Sonu Sood for helping him get a hospital bed

Television actress Mahhi Vij lost her 25-year-old brother to COVID-19 recently. On Monday, she took to Instagram to thank actor Sonu Sood and his team who helped her in getting a hospital bed for her brother's treatment.

She penned a long and emotional note while sharing a screenshot of Sood's tweet. "A 25 years boy whom we were trying to save, lost his battle to covid today. All these days despite knowing that his survival chances of survival were minimal. I would speak to the doctor everyday with hope. Never had the guts to share the reality with his parents, who knew what," the tweet read.

In the caption, Mahhi also stated that Sood gave her courage when she had no hope left. The actress also thanked comedian Bharti Singh for sending funny videos to her brother and keeping a check on his health regularly.

"Thank you @sonu_sood for helping us get a bed for my brother. At times when I had no courage you gave me hope. I would Hope that my brother will be home when somewhere you were battling with the truth. I am forever thankful to you.Thankful for your strength, for your heart that is genuinely trying to help, thankful for your courage, thankful for your positivity and for all the help you are providing to thousands and millions who are in need of help," Mahhi wrote.

"Thank you @gaurav_richboyz @ketul.richboyz for being there…treating my brother like your own brother. @bharti.laughterqueen for al the positivity you were sending my brother al the videos n keeping a check on his health everyday (sic)," she added.

Sood replied to Mahhi’s post and said he will miss her brother too. He commented, "Wish could save him.. like you, I will also miss him always."

Mahhi’s fans and her industry friends including Kishwer Merchantt, Suyyash Rai, Yuvika Chaudhary, Kanchi Kaul sent prayers and condolences for her brother.

A few days back, Mahhi had shared a picture of her brother and wrote, "I haven’t lost you I have found you brother. You are my strength. I love you baby bro today, now n forever. Until we meet again love you bacha. How I wish I can rewind a few days n hug you tight and never let u go. We loved you but god loved u more. My hero for life (sic)."

Mahhi is known for her shows like Laagi Tujhse Lagan and Balika Vadhu. The actress and her husband Jay Bhanushali won the dance reality show Nach Baliye 5 in 2013. She has appeared in numerous music videos including Tu, Tu Hai Wahi (DJ Aqeel Mix). Mahhi was one of the contestants of Khatron Ke Khiladi 5, however, she had to opt out due to a leg injury.

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