Bollywood director and film producer Abis Rizvi’s death news broke out and rich tributes from the film fraternity poured in who expressed grief at the tragic loss.
Venting out his anger against the perpetrators of the terror attack, Bollywood actor Raza Murad on Sunday said Rizvi’s death was a loss to the industry.
“The perpetrators of this attack should not only be condemned. They should also be shot at. Rizvi, a budding filmmaker, whose film ‘Roar’ is set to release, what was his fault, why was he shot at. This is extremely unfortunate his death is a loss to this industry,” Murad
The dastardly terror attack in Istanbul carried out at a nightclub reportedly by a man dressed as Santa Claus killed at least 39 and injured 40, most of them New Year revellers. Among the dead was real estate tycoon and film producer Abis Rizvi. Abis’ shocking death left many of his close friends from B-town shell shocked. Many took to Twitter to express their shock, anger and condolences.
Many tweets from Bollywood poured in soon thereafter:
— Naved Jafri (@NavedJafri_BOO) January 1, 2017
Shocked by the news of losing one of my long time & dearest friend, Abis Rizvi, in the shootout in Istanbul. Will miss you my friend. RIP pic.twitter.com/KFhHjx6Xci
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) January 1, 2017
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) January 1, 2017
Devastated to hear that our friend #AbisRizvi was shot dead in the Istanbul nightclub attack. My heart goes out to his family. RIP 🙏🙏💔
— Pooja Bhatt (@PoojaB1972) January 1, 2017
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) January 1, 2017
May his soul rest in peace.