Black Panther takes a last bow
By Anwesha Padhi
The lead actor of Marvel’s superhero franchise Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman passed away on Saturday at the age of 43.
The actor had been undergoing treatment after being diagnosed with colon cancer in the year 2016, which aggravated to Stage IV early this year. No information about his illness had been made public.
The news has left millions of fans across the globe in a state of shock with tributes from the actor’s co-workers pouring in. Actors Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth and Mark Ruffalo, who shared screen space with the 21 Bridges actor in the hit Avengers series, took to their social media handles to express their grief. The actor’s family issued a statement confirming his death.
Mr. Boseman had delivered memorable performances in films like 42 (2013), Marshall (2017) and Da 5 Bloods (2020), but was best known for playing the titular role in Marvel’s Black Panther and as part of the Avengers franchise.