New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: In a shocking news, Samir Bangara -- the managing director of content production company Qyuki Digital Media and a former UTV Disney official -- passed away on Sunday in a road accident. 

In a statement Qyuki’s network head Sagar Gokhale said that Samir Bangara passed away in an accident on Sunday morning, adding that the company is in a state of complete and utter despair and words will do no justice to express this loss.

"On behalf of Team Qyuki and all our allies, we seek your support. Given the pandemic, please send your prayers from home until such time as we have more information to share with you," he said.

Sharing the news of Bangara's demise, music composer Vishal Dadlani called him a 'good friend' and said that his "legacy will remain forever". "Just heard that Samir Bangara is no more. Horrible, heartbreaking news. Man's been a friend for a long time. Such a good guy, so straight-up. Helped so many people build careers out of nothing! His legacy will remain. Much love and strength to the family. 2020, enough please!," he tweeted.

Several other Bollywood stars also expressed grief over the sad demise of Bangara. Actor Kubbra Sait said, "What? This is devastating. Just heard the news about the passing away of Samir Bangara May your soul rest in peace. You were the spark of joy in any and every room. Will always remember you with happiness in my heart".

Singer Armaan Malik also offered condolences and said, "Really very sad to wake up to the news that Samir Bangara is no more. He was a great guy with a drive and passion like no other. Shocking and heartbreaking. Sincere condolences, strength and prayers to his immediate family".

Singer Aditi Singh Sharma also took to twitter to express his condolences to Bangara's family. "Just heard the terrible news of Samir Bangara passing away, I literally cannot believe it. He was such a nice guy, fit, young, well spoken, helpful and has built so many successful careers,I am shocked. My deepest condolences and strength to his family," she tweeted.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma