Film producer Ryan Stephen passed away on Saturday due to Covid-19 related complications in Goa. While many from the film industry already took to social media to mourn Ryan’s death, Kajol shared a heartbreaking poem.
On Sunday, she took to her social media to share a poem along with a photo collage with the late producer and her close friend. Kajol’s post read:
“Tell me there’s a heaven ,
Tell me that it’s true
Tell me there’s a reason ,
Why I’m seeing what i do
Tell me there’s a heaven
Where all those people go
Tell me they’re all happy now
Please tell me that it’s so ….”
💔. Love u forever and ever @ryanivanstephen . Friends for life and beyond remember?.”
Kajol’s sister Tanishaa Mukerji too shared an old photo on her Instagram story and wrote, “We love u Ryan! Here’s to all the love and smiles we shared!” Manish Malhotra shared heart emojis on Kajol’s post while Dia Mirza wrote, “Sending you love ❤️,” to Kajol.
Ryan and Kajol shared a close bond.
Kajol’s short film Devi and Kiara Advani’s Indoo Ki Jawani was produced by Ryan.
After contracting the virus, Ryan was admitted to a hospital in Goa where he was being treated for over two weeks.
Indoo Ki Jawani director, Abir Sengupta confirmed the news of Ryan’s death to indianexpress.com. Calling his passing “heartbreaking,” he said, “Ryan passed away this morning. He was battling Covid-19. He was in Goa, his friends and family are doing arrangements for his funeral.”
Pooja Bhatt, Manoj Bajpayee, Dia Mirza and Farhan Akhtar also tweeted to remember the late producer, filmmaker.