Aruna Shanbaug, who was in a coma for as many as 42 years after being raped and tortured, finally succumbed at KEM hospital.
While, the entire nation mourns the death of Aruna, Bollywood celebs also expressed grief and prayed for a better life after death for the lady.
It is to be mentioned, Aruna Shanbaug was a nurse at KEM hospital in Mumbai when she was raped in 1973 by a staff member of the same hospital. As reported, Shanbaug was found unconscious at the hospital basement with an iron chain tangled around her neck.
Reportedly, the attacker named Sohanlal Bharta Valmiki raped her and chocked her with a dog chain which resulted in cut of oxygen supply to brain. Since then, the lady was in coma and was on ventilator support.
While, Aruna Shanbaug died today at the age of 68, several Bollywood celebrities like Rishi Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Madhur Bhandarkar, etc. took to Twitter to express their sadness and pray for her soul to rest in peace.
Check slider to see Bollywood celebs' posts on Twitter after the death of Aruna Shanbaug.
R I P Aruna Shanbaug, nurse, battling for life since 1973, passes away.
A 42-yr struggle ends as #ArunaShanbaug leaves for a better life in a better world. A chilling story rewritten by KEM's compassion. RIP.
Such a sad ending! RIP #ArunaShanbaug
It is terrible and inhuman to be trapped inside a lifeless body for 42 years. Finally Aruna Shanbaug can rest in peace.
RIP Aruna Shanbag. May you finally find peace in heaven.
42 Years..my god..terrible..Aruna Shanbaug at last got rid of her miseries and pain..may heaven be the happiest place for her...RIP
a woman spends 42 yrs in a vegetative state for 5 mins of a beasts pleasure. Where is rapist Sohanlal Bharta Walmiki now? #ArunaShanbag