‘Dhoom’ director Sanjay Gadhvi passes away, Bollywood mourns death

The last rites of Sanjay Gadhvi will be performed at Oshiwara crematorium at 10:30 am Monday, November 20.

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Sanjay Gadhvi, the director of the action blockbusters ‘Dhoom’ and ‘Dhoom 2,’ which swept across GenNext, passed away on Sunday morning after allegedly having a heart attack. He became unwell at Green Acres, his apartment complex in Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri, and was rushed to Kokilaben Ambani Hospital, where medical professionals declared him dead.

According to the sources, three days later, on November 22, he was going to celebrate his 57th birthday.

The last rites of the director will be performed at Oshiwara crematorium at 10:30 am Monday, November 20.
Entire Bollywood is in great shock and has expressed grief.

Hrithik Roshan tweeted, “Deeply saddened by the loss of my dear friend Sanjay Gadhvi. Forever grateful for the moments we shared. He was instrumental in bringing out the Aryan in me. Couldn’t have done it without him. Rest in peace my friend. You will be missed. 💔”

Abhishek Bachchan sharing two pictures at Instagram mentioned, “I took this photo of Sanjay whilst we were filming the climax of Dhoom 2 in South Africa. We made 2 films together - Dhoom and Dhoom 2. Sanju, when I spoke to you last week and we were reminiscing about our shoots and memories I would never have imagined even in my craziest dreams that I would have to write a post like this. I’m shocked beyond belief. 💔You had faith in me, even when I didn’t. You gave me my first ever hit!!! I can never ever forget that or be able express what it meant to me. I will cherish your friendship always. Rest in peace my brother.”

Actor-Director Viveck Vaswani tweeted, “#SanjayGadhvi RIP! He started his career with me, assisted me, even when there was no film. The struggle to get PattharKePhool made was a battle in which he was an active participant. We saw movies daily, we talked about ManmohanDesai, YashChopra,  HrishikeshMukherjee 🙏🙏🙏”