Indoo Ki Jawani director, Abir Sengupta confirmed the information of Ryan’s dying to indianexpress.com. Calling his passing “heartbreaking,” he stated, “Ryan passed away this morning. He was battling Covid-19. He was in Goa, his friends and family are doing arrangements for his funeral.” After contracting the virus, Ryan was admitted to a hospital in Goa the place he was being handled for over two weeks.
Ryan was additionally related to filmmaker Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions previously. He lived in Goa together with his mom. Soon after his passing, Bollywood celebrities took to social media to precise their grief over the passing of the late producer.
Filmmaker and author Suparn Varma took to Twitter and wrote, “Life is cruel! But you were kind! @ryanmstephen you for your compassion in a ruthless world. I’m glad we undertook a journey on a few stories, the joy in writing them was because of you. You leave behind so many who loved you. Cook up a storm my friend.”
It’s so so stunning for all of us who knew this mild soul .It actually can’t be true!! I’ll miss you my good friend RYAN ❤️ https://t.co/VDDkCMH6Kb
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) May 29, 2021
Manoj Bajpayee provided his condolences and wrote, “It’s so so shocking for all of us who knew this gentle soul. It really can’t be true!! I will miss you my friend RYAN”. Dia Mirza and Farhan Akhtar additionally tweeted to recollect the late filmmaker.
Saddened and shocked to listen to concerning the passing of #RyanStephen. Gone too quickly .. condolences to his household. RIP
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) May 29, 2021
Pooja Bhatt wrote an extended heartfelt word as she bid goodbye to Ryan. She wrote, “A dawn I will never forget. A candle I will forever keep lit, both inside & outside myself. As a friend, in the wee hours of the morning, decided to call it a night. I can’t get myself to say Adieu. I can’t get myself to type goodbye. He has merely changed rooms, towns, worlds. For which I will eventually discard my earthly preoccupations, don my wings and journey towards, so we can have our great reunion in the sky.”
She added, “I refuse to let the detail of death eclipse his life. For live he did.. And lived WE did.. and loved, laughed, fought & cried.”
Today with a heavy coronary heart we bid farewell to an expensive one, #RyanStephen.
You lived life with kindness & compassion, and can at all times be remembered.
Keeping the family members in our ideas and prayers. Rest in peace 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/06KpbchOup
— Emmay Entertainment (@EmmayEntertain) May 29, 2021
Nikkhil Advani’s Emmay Entertainment, which additionally co-produced Indoo Ki Jawani, paid homage to Stephen, remembering him as a form and compassionate particular person.