In occasions of misery, the music business has come collectively to assist guitarist Ankur Mukherjee, who’s within the ICU after struggling a ‘Covid-induced mind stroke’. His sister Paroma, who has been elevating funds for the medical remedy, discovered assist in filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, music maestros Amaal Malik, Armaan Malik and extra, who shared her ordeal and sought assist from their followers.
One of many first to replace about Ankur Mukherjee’s situation, filmmaker Imtiaz Ali shared a beautiful image of the musician with the hyperlink of the fundraiser on his Instagram web page, and requested his followers to assist him save ‘the man who’s as pure as his smile’. He wrote, “My pal Ankur, maybe one of the best classes guitarist I’ve labored with, is within the ICU now as a consequence of a ‘Covid induced Mind Stroke’. @paroma.mukherjee has began a fundraiser for this pressing requirement. pl go to the story and swipe up or click on the hyperlink on my profile to donate and unfold the phrase for this man who’s as pure as his smile :).” Actor-writer Piyiush Mishra shared Imtiaz’s submit on his Instagram story.
The Malik brothers additionally obtained into motion, and whereas the elder Amaal took to Instagram, Armaan reached out to his followers by means of Twitter. Sharing a contented image from one among their previous jam classes, Amaal addressed Ankur Mukherjee as ‘dada’ in his submit. He wrote that whereas many might not know, Ankur has been part of each huge Bollywood tune and advert jingle. He requested the music business to open their hearts for his assist. Amaal additionally requested any composer, who owed Ankur cash, to clear his dues now.
“READ CAPTION : Speedy Consideration !!!!!!!! I do know we’re in horrible occasions however please attempt to assist & contribute to this trigger 🙏🏻 @ankurmukherjee26773 Dada is battling for his life…. Not many might know, however he’s the guitarist who has performed on nearly each huge tune of Bollywood and among the largest advert jingles for the most important composers of this nation. I request all from the music business to return & atleast open your hearts and attempt to contribute no matter is feasible to save lots of him. Any composers who’ve labored with him and owe him cash, now could be the appropriate time to return forth and clear these dues. He has suffered 2 extreme strokes and Covid, is now stationed at Kokilaben, ICU, battling for his life. Let’s attempt to do our greatest…. #Amaalians I would like your assist 🙏🏻😭Click on on the Hyperlink in my BIO,” wrote Amaal Malik on Instagram.
Youthful brother Armaan too heaped praises on Ankur Mukherjee and referred to as him the ‘the best guitarist in our nation!’. Sharing the hyperlink of the fundraiser, he tweeted, “He’s presently present process a really robust time within the hospital owing to his sickness and it will REALLY imply rather a lot to me and all people within the music business should you all might contribute no matter little quantity you possibly can, in the direction of his remedy.”
As per the fundraiser began by his sister, Ankur Mukherjee has been within the ICU from April 16 in an induced coma. Given he’ll want extended medical remedy, she sought assist to lift Rs 70,00,000. Paroma Mukherjee additionally shared that they misplaced their father earlier in January to most cancers, and mom, who too has examined constructive for the coronavirus is quarantining at house. Among the famous work of the 47-year-old musician embody Border, Piya Basanti, Dev D, Omkara, Parineeta, Raajneeti, Taare Zameen Par, three Idiots, Lootera, Barfi, Andhadhun and the most recent being Gulabo Sitabo.