Producer Ryan Stephan passes away of COVID-19 in Goa
Many Bollywood Celebrities Mourns Loss and Paid Tribute To Late Ryan Stephan
Ryan Ivan Stephen is a writer and producer. He debuted his career producing the multi-starer suspense short film “Devi” (2020). He was also the co-founder of a production house Electric Apples Entertainment. Ryan Stephen started his career in the entertainment industry as a club reporter with a film magazine. Over years, he worked with publications such as Showtime and Stardust and even as a film consultant on web-portal Mazaa Media.
Ryan had recently produced Kiara Advani’s ‘Indoo Ki Jawani’. Ryan was associated with Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions.
Ryan Ivan Stephen, who was suffering from the coronavirus, breathed his last today (May 29) morning at Goa. After contracting the virus, Ryan was admitted to a hospital in Goa where he was being treated for over two weeks. Indoo Ki Jawani director, Abir Sengupta confirmed the news of Ryan’s death to indianexpress.com. Calling his passing “heartbreaking,” he said, “Ryan passed away this morning. He was battling Covid-19. He was in Goa, his friends and family are doing arrangements for his funeral.”
His death left everybody heartbroken. Many actors directors tweeted and posted stories mourning his death.
Here are some Instagram stories;
Kiara Advani took to her Instagram and shared Ryan’s picture and wrote, “Gone too soon”
Varun Dhawan, shared a picture of the producer on his Instagram story, wrote: “RIP Ryan.”
Alia Bhat also posted a picture of Ryan on her story, quoting ‘RIP Ryan’
Check out the tweets;
Actor Manoj Bajpayee offered his condolences and wrote, “It’s so so shocking for all of us who knew this gentle soul. It really can’t be true!! I will miss you my friend RYAN”.
It’s so so shocking for all of us who knew this gentle soul .It really can’t be true!! I will miss you my friend RYAN ❤️ https://t.co/VDDkCMH6Kb
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) May 29, 2021
Dia Mirza remembered Ryan Stephan with these words: “Heartbroken. One of the nicest human beings I’ve ever known”
Heartbroken. One of the nicest human beings i’ve ever known 💔🙏🏻 https://t.co/QZbviknDi8
— Dia Mirza (@deespeak) May 29, 2021
Multi-talented Farhan Akhtar also tweeted to remember the late filmmaker.
Saddened and shocked to hear about the passing of #RyanStephen. Gone too soon .. condolences to his family. RIP
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) May 29, 2021
Filmmaker and writer Suparn Varma took to Twitter and wrote, “Life is cruel! But you were kind! Ryan, thank you for your compassion in a ruthless world. I’m glad we undertook a journey on a few stories, the joy in writing them was because of you. You leave behind so many who loved you. Cook up a storm my friend. God bless you,”
Life is cruel! But you were kind! @ryanmstephen thank you for your compassion in a ruthless world. I’m glad we undertook a journey on a few stories, the joy in writing them was because of you. You leave behind so many who loved you. Cook up a storm my friend. God bless you ❤️ pic.twitter.com/rLkhqciR40
— Suparn S Varma (@Suparn) May 29, 2021
Nikkhil Advani’s Emmay Entertainment, which also co-produced Indoo Ki Jawani, paid homage to Stephen, remembering him as a kind and compassionate person.
Today with a heavy heart we bid farewell to a dear one, #RyanStephen.
You lived life with kindness & compassion, and will always be remembered.
Keeping the loved ones in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/06KpbchOup
— Emmay Entertainment (@EmmayEntertain) May 29, 2021
The second wave of the novel coronavirus has hit the country hard. The industry has also lost celebrities like actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal, composer Shravan Rathod, Marathi actor Vira Sathidar and others during the second wave of the coronavirus.
He also collaborated with TV channels such as MTV, Zoom, Zee and 9XM for various work and a brief period, worked as a PR representative for movies like Jism, Paap, Rog and LOC.