Cinematographer Bobby Singh's death shocks Bollywood

Added by harini on Dec 27, 2012

Death of 38 year old cinematographer, Bobby Singh, who is known for his movies ‘Gangster’, ‘Life in a Metro’ and ‘The Dirty Picture’, has shocked many Bollywood stars.

Bobby Singh, who is one of Bollywood’s youngest cinematographers, also worked in movies like ‘Who Lamhe’, ‘Kidnap’, ‘No Problem’ and ‘Jannat 2’. He was currently working on Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher starrer ‘Special Chabbis’.  

“Shocked to hear about the sad demise of our film 'Special Chabbis' cinematographer Bobby Singh. He was very talented and pleasant to work with. It just seems like yesterday when we were shooting. May his soul rest in peace,” tweeted Akshay Kumar.

“I am so sad to share the news of cinematographer Bobby Singh's sudden demise. He was brilliant and so full of life. RIP,” Anupam Kapoor wrote on his Twitter page.

“Black Christmas! The sudden death of Bobby Singh our friend, cameraman has had a devastating impact on all of us. Bobby worked with us on 'Gangster', 'Woh Lamhe' and 'Jannat 2'. He made invaluable contribution to the visual look of all these films,” tweeted Mahesh Bhatt.

“Shattered to hear the untimely demise of our friend cameraman Bobby Singh! May he rest in peace! God please give strength to his family. We worked together in 'Special Chabbis'. Can't believe this shocking news,” wrote Manoj Bajpai.

“Shocked to hear about 38-year-old Bobby Singh, ace cinematographer passing away. We worked together on 'Special Chabbis'. Can't believe he has gone,” tweeted Jimmy Sheirgill.

“RIP Bobby Singh. Incredible cinematographer of 'Gangster', 'Life In A... Metro' and now 'Queen'. Too young to die. Would see him every morning out for a jog when I was holed up writing 'Ugly' in Amsterdam,” Anurag Kashyap tweeted.

“A great cinematographer Bobby Singh's demise is shocking. Can't believe it. Industry has lost a great human being and technician. RIP,” Madhur Bhandarkar tweeted.

“Can't believe Bobby Singh, the pleasant natured ever smiling cinematographer is no more. Still thinking how he was laughing on, joking the last day shoot of 'Special Chabbis'. Full of life and gone! RIP my dear friend! Its just not sinking in,” Divya Dutta tweeted.

Bobby Singh passed away on Tuesday following an asthma attack in Goa, while he was on a vacation with his family.

He is survived by his wife Radhika and five-year-old son Sumer.

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