TikTok Star Megha Thakur Dead At 21
India-West News Desk
NEW YORK, NY – TikTok star Megha Thakur died “unexpectedly” on November 24, according to an Instagram post by her parents. They did not reveal the cause of their daughter’s death.
The TikTok star had over 1 million followers spread over both TikTok and Instagram.
Reports said the news comes just days after 21-year-old Thakur had shared a video of herself walking the streets of New York City in a backless mini-dress with the caption, “You’re in charge of your destiny. Remember that.”
“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,” her parents wrote. “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. Currently, we request your blessings for Megha. Your thoughts and prayers will be with her in her onward journey.”
Thakur, an Indian Canadian started posting on social media in November 2019 and was recognized for her messages on self-confidence and body positivity. Her influence was apparent as fans commented on the news.
“Her posts brought so much confidence and light when I was struggling, she was always an angel, and beautiful inside and out. I’m sorry for your loss and may she rest in peace,” said one. Another follower shared how Thakur taught her how to love herself.