Kalmeet Makar, CEO of Indian Film and Television Producers Guild of India, has died at the age of 60. According to the report of Indian Express, Kalmit Makar had suffered a heart attack after which he was rushed to the hospital but he could not recover.
— producersguildindia (@producers_guild) May 1, 2020
Following the news of his demise, several Bollywood celebrities expressed their grief on social media.
Film producer and director Kiran Johar wrote in his tweet that ‘Kalmit Tum was a strong supporter of the Producers Guild of India, engaged in the struggle to move the industry forward, you left this world very quickly, we all want you always Will remember
Kulmeet you were such an incredible pillar to all of us at the Producers Guild of India….relentlessly working for the industry and towards its enhancement and advancement… you left us too soon…We will miss you and always Remember you fondly…. Rest in peace my friend… pic.twitter.com/GUcapyjfMo
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) May 1, 2020
Director Hansel Mehta lamented in his tweet, “And now Kalmit, my friend, be at peace.”
Farhan Akhtar also expressed his grief over his death.
Filmmaker Subhash Ghai wrote in his tweet that “Another shock to Bollywood, Kalmit Makar died of a heart attack. Our friend who was the voice of the industry, we will all remember you.”
This is the third consecutive death in a week in Bollywood.
Renowned actor Irfan Khan passed away on April 29, 2020 in Mumbai. The actor was admitted to a Mumbai hospital after his condition suddenly deteriorated.
Another shock to BOLLYWOOD ?
Passed away coz of heart attack
Our precious friend of Fim N TV industry n CEO of @producersguild of india-a dedicated effective voice of industry to govt n various institutions. Loved by all
We will miss u sir!
— Subhash Ghai (@SubhashGhai1) May 1, 2020
According to Indian media reports, the actor had a colon infection.
The next day, on April 30, the news of the death of legendary actor Rishi Kapoor came to light.
Rishi Kapoor died at the age of 67 at Sir HM Reliance Foundation Hospital in Mumbai.
Rishi Kapoor had been battling cancer for almost two years and was admitted to hospital with difficulty breathing where he died.