Bollywood celebrities took to social media on Friday to mourn the untimely demise of actor Amit Mistry, who succumbed to heart attack in the city. The 47-year-old actor was known for his performances in films like Kya Kehna, Ek Chalis Ki Last Local, 99, Shor In The City and A Gentleman. After the news of his death, celebrities from film and television industry such as Jacqueline Fernandez, Genelia D'Souza, Kunal Kemmu, Sonali Kulkarni, Kulraj Randhawa, Nimrat Kaur, Sumeet Vyas, Sumeet Raghavan, Dilip Joshi, Abhishek Banerjee, Raj and DK, Amit Tiwari, Ramesh Taurani, Ashoke Pandit, Ritesh Sidhwani, Patralekhaa, Tisca Chopra and Vir Das expressed their grief and paid tribute to the actor on social media.
Recalling his experience of directing Amit in the web series Bandish Bandits, director Anand Tiwari wrote: "Mera Hero, mera dost, I still can't believe I have lost you @actoramitmistry. ur songs ur laughter will be in my memories forever."
Actor and Bandish Bandits casting director Abhishek Banerjee shared: "Had known him since my early years of casting and recently was fortunate to have cast him in Bandish Bandits.. Incredible actor and a pure soul. RIP Amit bhai. #ripamitmistry"
Ramesh Taurani, producer of Amit's upcoming film "Bhoot Police", posted on Instagram: "Devastated to hear about Amit's sudden demise. Had the opportunity to work with him over the years with Kya Kehna and as recently as Bhoot Police. Cannot believe this has happened. My sincerest condolences to his family and friends. Shanti. #ripamitmistry."
Sharing a photograph with her "Bhoot Police" co-star, Jacqueline Fernandez wrote on her Instagram story: "Rest in peace @actoramitmistry."
Kunal Kemmu wrote, "Gone too soon."
Filmmaker duo Raj and DK, who collaborated with Amit on "99", "Shor In the City", "A Gentleman" and their upcoming untitled series, remembered the character that that late actor had brought alive in their projects.
"Devastated that Amit Mistry is no more! He was very special to us! Kuber (99), Tipu (SITC), Jignesh (A Gentleman), Prakhaand Pandit (current series)...in every script of ours, we subconsciously wrote a part for him. Heartbroken! Every time we write a script, he will be missed," Raj and DK wrote.
Devastated that Amit Mistry is no more! He was very special to us!
Kuber (99), Tipu (SITC), Jignesh (A Gentleman), Prakhaand Pandit (current series)...in every script of ours, we subconsciously wrote a part for him. Heartbroken! Every time we write a script, he will be missed :( pic.twitter.com/derTGNtHPk
— Raj & DK (@rajndk) April 23, 2021
Amit was incredibly spiritual and our last chat was about relationships and careers and how they impact a man... prophetically he had said, they could make or break a person. The times are so excruciatingly bad, that it damages the best of us.
Rest In Peace, Amit.
— Raj & DK (@rajndk) April 23, 2021
Sumeet Vyas posted: "Brother @Actoramitmistry I'll always remain a fan of you. God bless you man. #RIP."
— Sumeet Vyas (@vyas_sumeet) April 23, 2021
Shekhar Suman tweeted: "My co star in the series Saath pheron ki here pheri (2018) actor Amit Mistry died of a cardiac arrest this morning. Absolutely shocked to hear this news. A fairly young guy and a gifted actor. Will miss you buddy. Rip."
My co star in the series "Saath pheron ki here pheri"(2018) actor Amit Mistry died of a cardiac arrest this morning.Absolutely shocked to hear this news.A fairly young guy and a gifted actor.Will miss you buddy. Rip
— Shekhar Suman (@shekharsuman7) April 23, 2021
Tisca Chopra wrote: "Such a lovely guy, totally chill.. deepest condolences to the family .. RIP #AmitMistry."
— Tisca Chopra (@tiscatime) April 23, 2021
Genelia Deshmukh tweeted: "Shocked to hear about #AmitMistry ..Remember shooting together and you were absolutely lovely to interact with..Rest in peace dear Amit."
Shocked to hear about #AmitMistry ..
Remember shooting together and you were absolutely lovely to interact with..
Rest in peace dear Amit
— Genelia Deshmukh (@geneliad) April 23, 2021
Actor-comedian Vir Das expressed: "I was ready to start shooting a show that Amit Mistry is an integral part of. His talent, his insight were a thing to behold. We've lost a truly wonderful artist today. Rest in Peace."
I was ready to start shooting a show that Amit Mistry is an integral part of. His talent, his insight were a thing to behold. We've lost a truly wonderful artist today. Rest in Peace.
— Vir Das (@thevirdas) April 23, 2021
Singer, lyricist and actor Swanand Kirkire tweeted: "Amit Mistry? No... this is unbelievable. He was an amazing Actor and a real happy soul."
Amit Mistry ? No ...this is unbelievable. He was an amazing Actor and a real happy soul https://t.co/G8J34jENfc
— Swanand Kirkire (@swanandkirkire) April 23, 2021
Sharib Hashmi posted: "RIP Amit Mistry."
RIP Amit Mistry https://t.co/1tvO6MFlNi
— Sharib Hashmi (@sharibhashmi) April 23, 2021
TV actor Gaurav Chopra posted: "May you rest in peace #AmitMistry. #GoneToSoon. Like thousands of others , didn't get his due, think."
Patralekhaa shared: "As I write this note in utter shock and sadness.. My heart is not ready to accept that you are gone our PP. You were such a brilliant and brave actor, always wanting more, always giving your best, always calm, always polite. Now I would never know what my gift was that you got for me. What makes it worse is the world was about to take notice of your brilliance #AmitMistry.. I will miss you.."
Producer Ashoke Pandit wrote: "I am shattered. Can't believe this. A dear friend, a brilliant actor on stage, tv & cinema, Amit Mistry expired due to cardiac arrest today. This is no age to go Amit. Speechless. My Heartfelt condolences to his family. Om shanti."
I am shattered .
Can’t believe this .
A dear friend , a brilliant actor on stage , tv & cinema Amit Mistry expired due to cardiac arrest today.
This is no age to go Amit
My Heartfelt condolences to his family .
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) April 23, 2021
Producer Ritesh Sidhwani tweeted: "The news of Amit Mistry's demise is shocking! It's terribly sad for such a fine person and an amazing actor to leave us so soon. May he rest in peace."
The news of Amit Mistry’s demise is shocking! It’s terribly sad for such a fine person and an amazing actor to leave us so soon. May he rest in peace.
— Ritesh Sidhwani (@ritesh_sid) April 23, 2021
Nimrat Kaur also condoled his passing along with Kulraj Randhawa, Sonali Kulkarni, Dilip Joshi, Sumeet Raghavan, Kubbra Sait.
Prayers and heart felt condolences for the family and loved ones. Really so tragic...what an untimely loss. https://t.co/WtJv2NhAvv
— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) April 23, 2021
— Kubbra Sait (@KubbraSait) April 23, 2021
This is devastating..
So young.. so spirited.. so loving.. so chilled out.. can’t forget his fabulous performance in Makarand Deshpande’s Ek Kadam Aagey and recent Bandish Bandits..what an actor..too soon Amit too soon! #RIP #AmitMistry pic.twitter.com/w1e7O61tkn
— sonalikulkarni (@sonalikulkarni) April 23, 2021
Saddened to hear the demise of #AmitMistry, fondly remembered as ‘Binda’ in Yamla Pagla Deewana, due to cardiac arrest. Fantastic co-actor and human being. Condolences to his family. May his soul Rest In Peace. . pic.twitter.com/fGZctwlAIl
— kulraj_randhawa (@kulraj_randhawa) April 23, 2021
— Karenvir Bohra (@KVBohra) April 23, 2021
The death of a dear friend has left us all shattered. We had done some crazy work,traveled the world with our gujarati play,had innumerable music sessions,fun, laughs and today he is no more.
Amit mistry suffers a cardiac arrest.
Yes we all have to die but this is just too much. pic.twitter.com/vgdAdRWoDH
— Sumeet Raghvan (@sumrag) April 23, 2021