Noted film editor, Ajay Sharma, who has worked on films like Rashmi Rocket, Jagga Jasoos, Ludo, and more, breathed his last on May 4 due to COVID-19 complications.
The tragic news was confirmed by actress Shriya Philgaonkar who took to Twitter. He expressed that she was ‘devastated’ to hear about the untimely demise of Ajay.
Ace filmmaker Anurag Basu, who had the opportunity of working with Ajay in some of the prominent films, shared how he is still ‘processing’ the earth-shattering news.
Anurag Basu shared a few pictures of the film editor on Twitter and recalled working with Ajay on films. Like Ludo, Life in a Metro, Barfii, Kites, and more. Anurag wrote that Ajay was his ‘core team, creative soundboard, friend.’
He mourned the demise of the film editor and concluded his post by writing,
“So many dreams and plans were ahead waiting for him. Making films will not be the same anymore. Goodbye, my friend.”
Take a look at the post here:
Ajay Sharma was well-known for his editorial work in several acclaimed Bollywood films including Karwaan, Jagga Jasoos, Ludo, and also the super hit Amazon series Bandish Bandits. Currently, he was working on Taapsee Pannu-starrer upcoming film, Rashmi Rocket. Apart from this, Ajay has also worked as an assistant editor for hit films including Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Agneepath, Kai Po Che, The Dirty Picture, Barfi, and more. Ajay Sharma also wore the director’s hat for the short film, Jolly 1995. Besides these, Ajay Sharma’s other projects include Gori Tere Mere Pyaar Mein, Woh Lamhe, Indoo Ki Jawaani, and more.