toronto: Indo-Canadian TikToker Megha Thakur, known for spreading messages of body positivity and self-confidence, passed away “suddenly” and “unexpectedly” last week, according to an Instagram post from her parents.
The Brampton influencer with 93,000 TikTok followers died last week at the age of 21.
He came from Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the light of our lives, our kind, loving and beautiful daughter, Megha Thakur, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on November 24, 2022 in the early hours of the morning,” Megha’s parents wrote, sharing the tragic news on Instagram.
“Megha was a confident and independent young woman. We will miss her very much. She loved her fans and she would have wanted you to know of her passing. At this time, we ask for her blessings on Megha. Her thoughts and her prayers will be with her on her journey forward.”
The cause of his death was not disclosed.
A funeral was held in his memory on Tuesday.
“Megha knew how much strength she had in the influencer space and how many women looked up to her, I told her all the time. We lost an angel too soon,” wrote an Instagram fan in response to the post.
“Your posts brought so much confidence and light when I was struggling. She was always an angel, and beautiful inside and out. I am sorry for the loss of her and may she rest in peace,” another Instagram user wrote.
Megha was also active on Instagram with close to 101,000 followers.
Her latest TikTok video, posted on November 18, was captioned: “YOU ARE in charge of your destiny. Remember it.”
In the video, Megha was wearing a gray and beige mini dress, white sandals and dark sunglasses, walking through the streets of New York.
She finished her graduation from Mayfield High School and started making TikTok videos in 2019.
His first video got around 3,000 likes and 60,000 views.