In a shocking incident, 21-year-old TikTok and Instagram influencer Megha Thakur, recently died “suddenly & unexpectedly” as per the obituary shared on her profile.
The Indo-Canadian model and influencer was a popular figure on social media for her posts regarding body-positivity. With over 930k followers on TikTok, and another 102k followers on Instagram, the young influencer was on her way to become a widely loved and accepted influencer.
Her sudden demise was announced by her parents in the form of social media post. “It is with heavy hearts we announce the light of our life, our kind, caring, and beautiful daughter, Megha Thakur, suddenly and unexpectedly passed away on November 24, 2022, in the early morning hours,” the post read.
They added, “At this time, we request your blessings for Megha. Your thoughts and prayers will be with her in her onward journey.” As per the post, the funeral of the 21-year-old model was held in her hometown Brampton, Ontario. It should be noted that in the entire heartfelt note, Megha’s parents did not give details or mention the exact cause of the death of their daughter.
Megha was reportedly born in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, and had been living in Canada with her family since she was a 1-year-old.
The Facts of the Matter
Indian Netizens on internet, especially those who followed and imbibed the influencer culture in India and abroad, have been mourning the demise of a young social media influencer. On November 24, 2022, popular TikTok and Instagram influencer Megha Thakur passed away. Her demise was confirmed by her parents who took to Instagram and shared the heartfelt note through Megha’s own social media profile.
It should be noted that the exact cause of death of the 21-year-old Indo-Canadian influencer, Megha Thakur, has not been reported as of now.
“It is with heavy hearts we announce the light of our life, our kind, caring, and beautiful daughter, Megha Thakur, suddenly and unexpectedly passed away on November 24, 2022 in the early morning hours,” the social media post read.
“Confident & Independent”
“Megha was a confident and independent young woman. She will be dearly missed. She loved her fans and would have wanted you to know of her passing,” the post further went on to say. Megha’s parents, who penned the note, also asked for thoughts and prayers from her fans.
“At this time, we request your blessings for Megha. Your thoughts and prayers will be with her in her onward journey,” the post read.
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Netizens Mourn the Demise of Megha Thakur
Many of her followers, including celebrities and make-up artists, took to the comment section and expressed their grief and shock. “megha knew how much of a force she was in the influencer space and how many women looked up to her, I told her all the time. we lost an angel too soon. I’m keeping you and your family in my thoughts,” entertainment journalist Daisy Maldonado commented.
Everything You Need to Know About the Indo-Canadian Influencer
Born in Indore, the Indo-Canadian TikTok star had over 1 million combined followers on social media. The now deceased 21-year-old influencer had moved to Canada with her family when she was just 1-year-old. After completing her schooling from Mayfield Secondary School in 2019, Megha made her debut on TikTok, and quickly became a breakout star.
On her very first TikTok video, she received over 60k views and over 3k likes, which motivated her to continue sharing more relatable and influencing posts on social media.