Director Karan Johar was heartbroken and took to Instagram to express his disbelief at Abloh’s untimely death. He wrote, ‘This is just heartbreaking! RIP! What an immensely talented fashion force! He will be sorely missed,’ on his story. Priyanka Chopra shared the designer's picture on her story and penned down a small message, ‘Gone too soon.’ Sonam Kapoor, sympathising with the deceased’s family, wrote ‘This is so sad. I feel for his family. So young and dynamic. Rest in peace’ and shared one of Virgil Abloh’s Instagram posts.
Actor Harsh Varrdhan Kapoor, absolutely shook by Virgil’s death penned down an emotional message and made an Instagram post. “it’s going be Very hard to look at all the things I own that he’s created the same way but I will wear them with pride and always have great admiration and respect…” he wrote. Abhishek Bachchan tweeted about Virgil as well.