Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Rishi Kapoor and Anurag Kashyap on Wednesday mourned the death of comedian Razak Khan, whom they described as a “fine human being” and a “happy, positive person”.
The actor, who had essayed comic roles in around a 100 movies in the past 25 years, breathed his last on Wednesday morning following a heart attack.
Among his notable roles were in movies like “Kyaa Kool Hain Hum” series, don Kabira’s sidekick in “Baadshah”, “Raja Hindustani”, “Hello Brother”, “Hera Pheri”, “Phir Hera Pheri”, “Bhagam Bhaag”, “Ankhiyon Se Goli Mare”, “Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya”, “Loha” and “Ishq”.
The news of Razak’s death came just a day after the Hindi film industry lost veteran trade analyst and producer Vikas Mohan.
Celebrities took to Twitter to pay condolences. Here’s what they had to say:
Hansal Mehta: Sad to hear about passing away of Razak Khan. His finest performance in ‘Dubai Return’ with Irrfan Khan unfortunately remains in the cans.
Anurag Kashyap: Vikas Mohan yesterday, Razak Khan today… We are losing a lot of good people. Hope the families find strength in these times.
Tusshar: Saddened to hear of the sudden demise of co actor and good friend Razak Khan! Our ‘Popat’ laundry guy from the ‘Kya Kool Hain Hum’ series will be missed! RIP.
Satish Kaushik: Shocked to hear abt sudden demise of Razak Khan bhai. He made his debut in my first film.
Rishi Kapoor: R.I.P. Razak Khan, a colleague of many a film. Condolences to all concerned.
Kapil Sharma: A very nice person and talented actor. May your soul rest in peace Razak bhai.
Arshad Warsi: Funny man Razak Khan has also passed away. May his soul rest in peace.
Ashish Chowdhry: He was always on a treadmill beside me in my gym. Even a couple of days back. Such a positive, happy man. Gonna miss you sir.
Kunal Kohli: R.I.P Razak Khan. Razak bhai won’t bump into you at Holiday Inn no more. You will be missed, a fine human being.