Hugh Jackman better known for his character of Wolverine paid is respects to struggle veteran, Ahmed Kathrada, known to South Africans as Uncle Kathy.
Kathrada had passed away on on 28 March 2017 after undergoing surgery relating to a blood clot on the brain earlier this month,. The stalwart experienced several postoperative complications, he thereafter contracted pneumonia, which affected both lungs, he passed away on Tuesday morning peacefully in his sleep.
RIP Kathy Kathrada, South Africa His warmth & humanity. 1 of the original 4 jailed w Mandela Served 27 at Robben Island. A true inspiration
— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) March 30, 2017
The Wolverine actor took to Twitter on Thursday paying tribute to the 87-year-old, who will be remembered, for the most part, as one of the eight iconic men who were arrested at Liliesleaf Farm and found guilty on charges including conspiracy and sabotage during the famous Rivonia Trial held at the Palace of Justice in Pretoria in 1963.
Jackman wrote: “RIP Kathy Kathrada, South Africa His warmth & humanity. 1 of the original 4 jailed w Mandela Served 27 at Robben Island. A true inspiration (sic)”
Source: Twitter Ahmed Kathrada Foundation