Bollywood in grief over comedian Razak Khan's demise
Bollywood has mourned the sad demise of legendary comedian Razak Khan, who passed away on Wednesday due to cardiac arrest. The film fraternity described Khan as a fine human being and a happy, positive person.
Razak Khan will always be remembered for his comic roles in films 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".
He essayed comic roles in around a 100 movies in the past 25 years.
Bollywood stars took to the micro-blogging website Twitter to mourn his death. Here's what they had to say:
Anurag Kashyap: Vikas Mohan yesterday, Razak Khan today... We are losing a lot of good people. Hope the families find strength in these times.
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.
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.
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.
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.