New Delhi: Comedian-actor Mallika Dua who lost her mother Padmavati Dua, lovingly known as Chinna Dua on June 11, has bid a final goodbye on Wednesday. The comedian and actress immersed her mother’s ashes in the river. Chinna Dua passed away after a long battle with covid-19. Mallika to her official Instagram handle and shared a photo of herself with her friends on the banks of a river along with a note to her mother.
Mallika wrote, “Bye my Chinna. My sweet girl. My first and greatest love. The weather was just perfect. You sent the best breeze, it was green, the sun was there but warm and lovely. It’s where I picture you are right now. With paati. She is making you filter coffee and muruku and you are chilling. In a really beautiful place and very very happy,”
“That’s how I will live too. Just like you. With courage, grace, boundless kindness and above all, joy. I promise to love myself no less than you love me, I promise to help everyone I can and I promise to be happy because how dare I dishonour your legacy. My mama is god. And god is always always looking out for me. I promise I will live a good life with integrity and love. Promise my mama,” she added.
Earlier, Mallika took to Instagram to announce the sad news and wrote, “She left us last night. My whole heart. My whole life. The only god I know. My Amma I’m sorry I couldn’t save you. You fought so hard mama. My precious. My heart. You’re my whole life.”
Padmavati Dua, a well-known radiologist and wife of journalist Vinod Dua, was admitted to Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital on May 14 after testing positive for the coronavirus.