Bollywood woke up to a shocking news on Saturday when veteran actor Farooq Sheikh died of heart attack in Dubai.
From Amitabh Bachchan to Shekhar Kapur most of them took to Twitter to express the grief and loss the incident caused to the industry.
Amitabh Bachchan: T 1336 -God !! Farooq Sheikh passes away !!? A true gentleman, a wonderful colleague ! A quiet honesty about him. Very very sad !
Shekhar Kapur: #RIPFarooqShaikh The last time we met, we talked politics. I wish we has talked film and acting. Its what we love most. I would have learned
#RIPFarooqSheikh Garam Hawa, Chasme Badoor, Umrao Jaan, Katha Shanghai. List of brilliance is endless. Life passionately dedicated 2 his art
Manoj Bajpayee: Never felt so sad recently as I am feeling today after I heard the news of sudden demise of Farooque Sheikh saab!man with no pretence!RIPsir
Kunal Kohli: Completely Shocked to hear about Farooq Sheikh passing away. RIP. Can't believe this news. Really sad.
Boman Irani: Farooq Sheikh passes away! Shocked, numbed and saddened. Was supposed to be shooting with him today. A gentleman actor is no more!
Mahesh Bhatt: Alvida Farooq bhai the warmth of your smile lingers in our memory!
Raveena Tandon: RIP Farooqji..a gentleman actor..ull be missed
Madhur Bhandarkar: Deeply saddened to hear about Farooq Sheikh. Will miss his warmth, acting skills & gentlemanly demeanour.RIP sir.
Mini Mathur: Hope Farooq Sheikh is listening to the wonderful odes & goodbyes. We should appreciate people we admire while they are still around. RIP.
Kailash Kher: Shocked to hear about a great human, wonderful actor Farooq Sheikh s sudden Demise, RIP Farukh Saab.. God Bless the departed Soul. Prayers
Sophie Choudry: Such sad news to wake up to! Fabulous actor, understated gentleman.. Have loved him in so many films frm Noorie to YJHD! RIP Farooque Sheikh
Jackky Bhagnani: RIP Farooq sir . Thank u for being like a father to me and teaching me so much through this film . Your teachings will always stay with me
Divya Dutta: woke up to hearing this terrible news abt Farooq saab.t gentlest soul n magic on screen..my last mtng with him at shabanaji s house.I TLD
Siddharth: The always wonderful Farooque Sheikh has passed away. Integral part of many a parallel cinema classic... Great man. Gone too soon sir. RIP
Mohit Chauhan: The world's a lesser place today. You will be missed sir. #RIPFarooqSheikh saab
Omar Abdullah: Only ever met him once & didn't actually know him but he was an amazingly polite gentleman. Very pleasant encounter. RIP Farooq Sheikh Sahib
Neil Nitin Mukesh: RIP Faarooq Sheikh ji. What an amazing actor! Lovely human being."Aaja Re Aaja o mere dilbar Aaja" - NOORIE
Riteish Deshmukh: Shocked beyond words - Rip Farooq Sheikh - you will be missed sir