- Yusuf Hussain died on the age of 73
- He had COVID-19
- “Rest in peace Yusuf saab,” tweeted Manoj Bajpayee
Veteran actor Yusuf Hussain died on the age of 73 on Saturday morning. He had COVID-19 and was present process therapy for a similar at Mumbai’s Lilavati Hospital. His son-in-law and filmmaker Hansal Mehta confirmed the information of his loss of life to information company PTI. After Yusuf Hussain’s loss of life, Bollywood celebs poured their hearts out on social media and remembered him in emotional tweets. Abhishek Bachchan, who co-starred with the late actor within the 2003 movie Kuch Naa Kaho and forthcoming film Bob Biswas, tweeted: “#RIP Yusuf ji. We worked together in several films starting with Kuch Na Kaho and lastly on Bob Biswas. He was gentle, kind and full of warmth. Condolences to his family.”
#RIP Yusuf ji. We labored collectively in a number of movies beginning with Kuch na kaho and lastly on Bob Biswas. He was light, form and full of heat. Condolences to his household. pic.twitter.com/6TwVnU0K8y
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) October 30, 2021
Farhan Akhtar, who directed Yusuf Hussain in Dil Chahta Hai, wrote: “Saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. #YusufHusain… had the pleasure of working with him on Dil Chahta Hai and remember him fondly and with respect. RIP.”
Saddened to listen to of the passing of Mr. #YusufHusain.. had the pleasure of working with him on Dil Chahta Hai and bear in mind him fondly and with respect. RIP
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) October 30, 2021
“Sad News!!! Condolences to Safeena and Hansal Mehta and the entire family!!! Rest in peace Yusuf saab,” tweeted Manoj Bajpayee.
Sad News!!! Condolences to @safeenahusain@mehtahansal & your entire household!!! Rest in peace Yusuf saab https://t.co/q7CFbbEo95
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) October 30, 2021
In his tribute, filmmaker Sanjay Gupta wrote: “You will always be missed Yusuf Saab. Malavli will never be the same without your benevolent presence. Rest in peace and keep spreading the cheer. My deepest condolences to Safeena, Rianna, Kimaya and Hansal. #RIPYusufHussain.”
You will all the time be missed Yusuf Saab. Malavli won’t ever be the identical with out your benevolent presence.
Rest in peace and maintain spreading the cheer.
My deepest condolences to Safeena, Rianna, Kimaya and Hansal.#RIPYusufHussainpic.twitter.com/hFJa2boY2Q
— Sanjay Gupta (@_SanjayGupta) October 30, 2021
Hansal Mehta is married to Yusuf Hussain’s daughter Safeena. He remembered his father-in-law in a heartbreaking publish on Saturday morning: “I had completed 2 schedules of Shahid. And we were stuck. I was troubled. A non-existent career as a filmmaker was almost finished completely. He just came up to me and said I have a fixed deposit and it is of no use to me if you are so troubled. He wrote a cheque. Shahid was completed. That was Yusuf Husain. Not my father-in-law but a father. He was life – if life itself had to have a physical form. Today he is gone. To remind all those women in heaven that they are ‘Duniya ki sabse khubsurat ladki‘ and all the men that they are ‘Haseen naujwaan’. And then to end with a booming ‘love you love you love you’. Yusuf Saab I owe this new life to you. I am truly orphaned today. Life will never be the same. I will miss you terribly. My Urdu will remain broken. And yes – love you love you love you!”
Yusuf Hussain was best-known for films equivalent to Dil Chahta Hai, Raees, Raaz, Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, Shahid, OMG: Oh My God, Krrish 3 and Dabangg 3. He additionally labored in The Tashkent Films, Jalebi, Dhoom 2 and Road To Sangam.
He additionally featured in TV reveals equivalent to Mullah Nasruddin, Kumkum: Ek Pyara Sa Bandhan, Ssshhhh… Koi Hai, CID and Tum Bin Jaaoon Kahaan.
(With inputs from PTI and ANI)