Abhishek Bachchan pens an emotional note as ‘bonafide legend’ and suit stylist Akbar Shahpurwala passes away

Abhishek Bachchan pens an emotional note as ‘bonafide legend’ and suit stylist Akbar Shahpurwala passes away

Abhishek Bacchan took to his social media space and expressed grief over the passing away of well known suit stylist Akbar Shahpurwala of the film world. Just a day after returning from Cannes 2022 with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya, Abhishek shared a picture of a bag embroidered with the late Akbar Shahpurwala’s name on Instagram. Along with this, he also penned a heartfelt note as he fondly remembered the stylist, whom he addressed as Akki Uncle.

Abhishek BacchanK’s note read, “Returned home with very sad news. A true legend of the film world, Akbar Shahpurwala has passed away. I knew him as Akki Uncle. He wore my father’s costume and most of his suits as far as his suit. ​I remember, and made a lot of my movies. He personally cut my first suit as a kid (I still have) and sewed the tux I wore to the premiere of Refugee. If your costume And the suits were made by Kachin and then Gabbana, you came as a star. That was his influence and reputation. If he personally cuts your suit, he really loves you.”

Junior Bachchan further recalled Akbar Shahpurwala saying that cutting a suit is a feeling and every stitch in his suit was made with love. “For me he was the best suit maker in the world! Akki Uncle, tonight I will wear one of the suits you made for me and feel blessed! May the soul rest in peace. (Emoji with folded hands),” Abhishek concluded.

Any celebrity remembered him in the comment section after he shared the post. Booby Deol also dropped an emoticon with folded hands along with a broken heart emoji. Abhishek’s sister Shweta Bachchan wrote, “(Emoji with folded hands) Many memories. May he rest in peace.” Karan Johar’s comment read, “I miss him dearly (red heart emoji)”.

Take a look at Abhishek Bachchan’s post:

Celebs comment on Abhishek Bachchan's post for Akbar Shahpurwala

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