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Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara actress Divya Chouksey dies of cancer at 29


The actress, who died yesterday, shared a goodbye message online.  

Photo: Courtesy Divya Chouksey on Instagram

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Actress Divya Chouksey, who made her film debut with Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara (2016), died yesterday after a long battle with cancer. The 29-year-old left a heartbreaking goodbye message on Instagram stories where she asked for everyone’s prayers.

She wrote: "Guys I have been hospitalised, not in the state to even talk, my cancer is killing me, pray for my easy passing. Sorry just unable to reply. Love to all."

In another Instagram story that can no longer be seen, the actress had said: "Words cannot suffice what I want to convey, the more the less, since it’s been months am absconded & bombarded with plethora of messages, it’s time I tell you guys, I’m on my deathbed. Shit happens, I’m strong af. Be there another life of non-suffering. No questions, please. Only god knows how much you mean to me. DC Bye."

The actress, who participated in the I Am She Miss Universe beauty pageant in 2012, had appeared in several advertisements and television serials. In 2018, she released the song ‘Patiyaale Di Queen’ which she wrote and sang herself.

Her co-star from Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara (2016), Sahil Anand, wrote a tribute where he said Chouksey will always be alive in his memories and heart. He had also appeared in the music video for ‘Patiyaale Di Queen’.