Rana Daggubati Mourns Death Of Kobe Bryant And Daughter (Photo Credit: Instagram)
New Delhi :
Baahubali fame, Rana Daggubati has mourned the death of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna who reportedly died in a tragic helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on Sunday. Offering condolences to the Mamba and his daughter, Rana, took to his Instagram writing, "Heartbreaking!! RIP."
The father-daughter duo was among the nine passengers killed in the crash in Calabasas, California on Sunday morning. Following his death, Hollywood elites such as Naomi Campbell, Drake, and Kanye West, have flocked online in their hundreds to commemorate Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna.
The Grammy Awards which also took place on Sunday night paid tribute to the NBA player with Alicia Keys opening the show with a moving tribute.
Speaking to the audience, Alicia said: ‘Here we are together on music’s biggest night celebrating the artists that do it best, but to be honest with you, we’re all feeling crazy sadness right now because earlier today, Los Angeles, America and the whole wide world lost a hero and we’re literally standing here heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built.’
‘We love you Kobe’ Keys continued.
According to reports, Byrant and daughter, Gianna were on their way to Mamba Academy in Thousand Oaks, where Gianna was following in the footsteps of her LA Lakers father and attending basketball practice. While the death is still investigation, the foggy climatic condition is believed to have caused the led helicopter crash.
“The weather situation did not meet our minimum standards for flying,” Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Josh Rubenstein told LA Times.