Mahesh Bhatt with late Johnny Bakshi& |  Photo Credit: Instagram
Legendary filmmaker Johnny Bakshi handed away in Mumbai this morning. He was identified with pneumonia and was additionally examined for COVID-19. Unfortunately, even earlier than his experiences might be out, he breathed his final. His friend Amit Khanna confirmed the identical to a information portal stating, “Johnny was taken to the hospital as he complained of breathlessness. He was diagnosed with pneumonia and was also tested for COVID-19. But early morning today, even before his reports could come in, he passed away.”
Condolences have been pouring in for Johnny Bakshi with folks, celebs remembering his sensible physique of labor spanning over 40 years. He is understood for backing many movies together with Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain (1974), Vishwasghaat (1977), Raavan (1984), Mera Dost Mera Dushman (1984), Bhairavi (1996) and Kajraare (2010). His filmography additionally boasts Rajesh Khanna-starrer Khudai whereby he took the director’s seat.
Not many know however Johnny Bakshi was additionally part of Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2 which launched lately. Little did anybody count on that it could he’s final movie. Taking to Instagram, Soni Razdan shared Mahesh Bhatt’s previous few moments with Johnny from the units of the movie and wrote a somewhat emotional be aware.
“So grateful to life that these two stalwarts were able to do this one last time last year… RIP Johnny. You certainly were one of the best”, she wrote with an image that speaks volumes of the bond that Mahesh Bhatt shared with Johnny Bakshi.
Other celebrities who’ve taken to social media to mourn the tragic demise of Johnny Bakshi embrace Anupam Kher, Kunal Kohli to call a number of. Everyone is remembering him for being a ‘motivator’ in additional methods than one.
Johnny Bakshi was additionally an integral half of Indian Motion Pictures Producers’ Association (IMPPA). May his soul relaxation in peace.