'Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya' director Rajat Mukherjee passes away due to prolonged illness; Manoj Bajpayee, Hansal Mehta and Anubhav Sinha offer condolences


Bollywood director Rajat Mukherjee breathed his last on Sunday morning. Known for films like Pyaar Tune Kya KiyaRoad and Love in Nepal among others, Rajat was in Jaipur when he passed away. Manoj Bajpayee, on Twitter, confirmed the news and mentioned that the director was suffering from an illness for quite some time. 

Manoj, who played a key role in Rajat's 2002 directorial Road, penned a heartfelt note for him and mourned his demise. "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," Manoj tweeted.

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Director Hansal Mehta offered condolence on friend Rajat's demise. "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," he wrote on Twitter.

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)