From actors Akshay Kumar, Manoj Bajpayee to filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt and Onir – a bevy of Bollywood celebrities have expressed shock over the sudden demise of cinematographer Bobby Singh, who passed away following an asthma attack in Goa.
Singh, who has worked on films like “Woh Lamhe”, “Life In A… Metro”, “Gangster” and “The Dirty Picture”, died Tuesday. He was 38.
B-town took to Twitter to express its grief.
Akshay Kumar: Shocked to hear about the sad demise of our film ‘Special Chabbis’ cinematographer Bobby Singh. He was very talented and pleasant to work with. It just seems like yesterday when we were shooting. May his soul rest in peace.
Mahesh Bhatt: Black Christmas! The sudden death of Bobby Singh our friend, cameraman has had a devastating impact on all of us. Bobby worked with us on ‘Gangster’, ‘Woh Lamhe’ and ‘Jannat 2′. He made invaluable contribution to the visual look of all these films.
Manoj Bajpayee: Shattered to hear the untimely demise of our friend cameraman Bobby Singh! May he rest in peace! God please give strength to his family. We worked together in ‘Special Chabbis’. Can’t believe this shocking news.
Jimmy Sheirgill: Shocked to hear about 38-year-old Bobby Singh, ace cinematographer passing away. We worked together on ‘Special Chabbis’. Can’t believe he has gone.
Anurag Kashyap: RIP Bobby Singh. Incredible cinematographer of ‘Gangster’, ‘Life In A… Metro’ and now ‘Queen’. Too young to die. Would see him every morning out for a jog when I was holed up writing ‘Ugly’ in Amsterdam.
Madhur Bhandarkar: A great cinematographer Bobby Singh’s demise is shocking. Can’t believe it. Industry has lost a great human being and technician. RIP.
Anupam Kher: I am so sad to share the news of cinematographer Bobby Singh’s sudden demise. He was brilliant and so full of life. RIP.
Sangeeth Sivan: RIP Bobby Singh. An exciting cinematographer. Had loved his work on ‘Gangster’. Too young to be snatched away.
Onir: Still in shock after hearing about the sudden demise of cinematographer Bobby Singh, who shot ‘Life In A…Metro’, ‘The Dirty Picture’. Bobby just 38 and a man full of life. Known him closely as a friend. RIP.
Divya Dutta: Can’t believe Bobby Singh, the pleasant natured ever smiling cinematographer is no more. Still thinking how he was laughing on, joking the last day shoot of ‘Special Chabbis’. Full of life and gone! RIP my dear friend! Its just not sinking in.
Sophie Choudry: Shocked to hear cinematographer Bobby Singh is no more! Only 39! He shot me for my song in ‘Kidnap’. Amazing work in ‘Gangster’ too. What a loss. RIP. We are constantly reminded how life is too damn short so make the most of it! Cherish your loved ones and be grateful for all that u have.
Shakun Batra: Oh god! This is really sad. RIP Bobby Singh. – IANS