Ranbir Kapoor’s doppelganger Junaid Shah from Srinagar dies of heart attack


Ranbir Kapoor’s doppelganger from Kashmir, Junaid Shah, passed away after a massive heart attack at his residence in Ellahi Bagh, Srinagar today morning. Junaid had grabbed eyeballs and won the internet with his uncanny resemblance to the actor a few years back.

His resemblance to Ranbir had even surprised his late father Rishi Kapoor who had tweeted his photograph with that of his son and wrote, “OMG. My own son has a double!!! Promise cannot make out. A good double.”

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Juanid’s resemblance to Ranbir had secured him some modelling assignments in Mumbai. As per media reports, the 28-year-old had recently returned to Srinagar to take care of his ailing father. However, he himself succumbed to cardiac arrest.

Several people took to social media to express shock over his untimely death. Senior Kashmiri journalist Yousuf Jameel wrote, “Our old neighbor Nissar Ahmed Shah's son Junaid passed away due to massive cardiac arrest overnight. People say he was a lookalike of Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor.I say he was a big hope, strength & salvation of his ailing father and his mother & that of whole Kashmir. Magfirah!"

(Source: Twitter)