Pakistani Celebrities React to Death of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington

Two days back, the world was shocked to hear about the untimely death of the lead singer of the famous American band, Linkin Park. Chester Bennington’s body was discovered on Thursday at his home after he reportedly hanged himself.

The music world was jolted by this tragic news and fans and celebrities all over the world expressed their sorrow over this tragedy. Bennington’s band-mate and LP’s lead songwriter was amongst the first ones to express his feelings on Twitter:

Here is how our Pakistani celebrities reacted to his death:

Mawra Hocane:

Meesha Shafi:

Meera Jee:

Umair Jaswal:


Quratulain Baloch:

Ali Safina:

Armeena Khan:

Salman Ahmed:

Linkin Park’s music was a pure distillation of angst that connected with many, regardless of cultural background, and its impact is being seen on different social media platforms in the form of the tributes to Chester. The lesson of the day is to not take mental illness and depression lightly.

Arsala Khalid