Hansal Mehta’s Father Passes Away, The Director Pens Down An Emotional Note

Hansal Mehta penned down an emotional note, mourning the death of his father. Mehta, however, did not reveal the cause of death. In his note, the Citylights director shared how he always thought his father would “outlive” him.

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June 4, 2021

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On Wednesday, Hansal Mehta’s father, Deepak Subodh Mehta breathed his last. The director shared the news through his social media handle. He penned down an emotional note, mourning the death of his father. Mehta, however, did not reveal the cause of death. In his note, the Citylights director shared how he always thought his father would “outlive” him. Sharing a picture, he thanked his father for his unconditional love.

Taking to his Twitter handle, Mehta shared a picture of himself along with his late father. He wrote, “I always thought he would outlive me. I was wrong. See you on the other side Pappa. The most handsome man in the world. And the most gentle and generous human being that I’ve ever met. Thank you Pappa for your unconditional love. Thank you my legend, my hero.”

Reacting to the news, many Bollywood celebrities poured in their condolences to the family. Actor Farhan Akhtar wrote, “Deepest condolences.” Aligarh star Manoj Bajpayee also expressed his grief. He tweeted, “Will miss his gentle smile love and concern for all of us !!! He lived his life with grace!!!! Stay happy uncle wherever you are!!! TAKE CARE HANSAL!!” Also, Scam 1992 fame Pratik Gandhi wrote, “Heartfelt condolences sir.”

Earlier last month, Hansal Mehta had shared that six people in his house including him had tested positive for Covid-19. The director shared in his tweet that his son was “critical” and all others were “sick” too. He added that the family was on the road to recovery now. In a series of tweets, Mehta had expressed his gratitude for Maharashtra Government and the frontline workers.

On the work front, Mehta’s web show Scam 1992 was widely hailed by the masses as well as the critics. The series documented the true story of Harshad Mehta and his escapades in the Bombay stock market. Also, Mehta helmed the sports drama Chhalaang which featured Rajkummar Rao and Nushrratt Bharuccha in the lead. 

Now, the director will be working on the second installment of the Scam series. The show is titled Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Abdul Karim Telgi. The series will portray the life story of Telgi, the mastermind behind the 2003 Stamp Paper scam.

Meanwhile, stay tuned to ZEE5 for more updates.

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