India’s veteran filmmaker Johnny Bakshi breathed his final on Saturday following a cardiac arrest, on the age of 82.
The director had been hospitalized at Arogya Nidhi hospital in Juhu after he complained of breathlessness following which he was examined for coronavirus, for which the outcomes got here out unfavorable.
His daughter Priya confirmed the loss of life throughout a dialog with the Press Belief of India: “He was hospitalised yesterday on account of breathlessness and was placed on ventilator. The COVID-19 check was performed and he examined unfavorable for it. He handed away between 1.30-2.00 am on account of cardiac arrest.”
After the information broke out, tributes from throughout the nation poured in with many veteran actors expressing their grief over the unhappy demise of the filmmaker.
“Deeply saddened to know concerning the demise of expensive #JohnnyBakshi. He was a really integral a part of my adolescence in Mumbai. As a producer, buddy, a supporter and as a motivator. He had probably the most infectious laughter which made everyone completely happy round him,” wrote Anupam Kher.
Shabana Azmi additionally paid tribute, as she wrote: “Sorry to study concerning the passing away of filmaker Johny Bakshi this morning.. Did a movie with him Vishwasghat very early in my profession. He was invested in cinema.Condolences to the household and buddies.”