This wasn't How it had been alleged to End: Raghu Ram And Rajiv Lakshman Lose Their Close Friend To Coronavirus
TV host and producer Raghu Ram of Roadies fame lost his close friend Abdul Rauf to coronavirus. Rauf had first joined Raghu as his driver and rose through the ranks to become the top of the assembly at a content start-up. He died on Thursday, May 21.
The actor penned down an emotional note for his friend and poured his heart out trying to deal with the loss. In his post, Raghu appreciated Rauf's determination towards his work said that he will never get over the loss. "I lost you last night to COVID 19, Abdul. The grief I feel is indescribable, a bit like that of anyone who ever knew you. You came into my life in 2009 as Raju, my driver. But you surprised me with who you actually were. You were Abdul Rauf. A loving, honest, competent, hard-working friend who had dreams, and therefore the courage to travel after them. You worked within the production of the many shows, rising to the highest as head of the assembly at Monozygotic. You grew into someone we all trusted . You changed your destiny together with your effort", he wrote.
The Tees Maar Khan actor further added, "There was such a lot more to realize , my friend. numerous more battles to fight side by side. i can not begin to inform you ways much I'll miss you. I still can't believe this virus could extinguish so bright a spark! This wasn't how it had been alleged to end. Goodbye, Abdul. this may never be ok."
Raghu’s twin brother Rajiv Lakshman also penned a heartfelt tribute for his 'brother in arms'.