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Akshay Kumar with his sister Alka Bhatia Hiranandani (left) and mother Aruna Bhatia (centre)
Actor Akshay Kumar's mother Aruna Bhatia passed away on Wednesday (September 8) morning. The sad news was shared by Akshay on Twitter as he wrote: "She was my core. And today I feel an unbearable pain at the very core of my existence. My maa Smt Aruna Bhatia peacefully left this world today morning and got reunited with my dad in the other world. I respect your prayers as I and my family go through this period. Om Shanti."