One of the finest filmmakers, Rajat Mukherjee, passed away in the wee hours of Sunday due to a long time illness. As per reports, Mukherjee had some kidney-related issues which worsened beyond treatment resulting in the ace filmmaker’s demise.
Rajat Mukherjee passed away in Jaipur.
He was well recognized for his films like- Love in Nepal, Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, and Road. The filmmaker was in his late 50s right now.
Indian actor Manoj Bajpayee gave confirmation on the demise of Mukherjee through his Twitter account. He wrote- “My friend and director of Road, Rajat Mukherjee passed away in the early hours today in Jaipur after a long battle with illness!!! Rest in peace Rajat !! Still can’t believe that we will never meet or discuss our work ever again. khush reh jaha bhi reh.” Source: Twitter.
Bollywood movie director Hansal Mehta also tweeted- “Just got news about the passing away of a dear friend. Rajat Mukherjee, director of Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya and Road, was a friend from our early, early struggles in Bombay. Many meals, many bottles of Old Monk consumed. Many more to consume in another world. Will miss you, dear friend.” Source: Twitter.
Indian film director, Anubhav Sinha tweeted- “Another friend gone too soon. Director Rajat Mukherjee (Pyar Tune Kya Kiya, Road). He was dealing with multiple health situations past few months in Jaipur. Go well, mate.” Source: Twitter.
While Indian actor Vivek Anand Oberoi shared a picture with late Rajat Mukherjee and tweeted- “Truly sad to hear about the passing away of #RajatMukherjee. Will always cherish the memories of the wonderful experiences we had while shooting for #Road. I hope and pray he’s happy and at eternal peace wherever he is. Heartfelt condolences to the family ?” Source: Twitter.
Indian actor Rajpal Yadav shared a short video announcing the demise of late Rajat Mukherjee and captioned the video- “This is to heart breaking news. Rajat Mukherjee, not only the director of films Road, Pyar Tune Kya Kiya, Love in Nepal and many more but a very dear friend, has passed away today. Words can’t express my grief, Dada, you left too soon. I will miss you. #RipRajatDa #Rip #peace” Source: Twitter.
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