Gauri Khan, Raveena Tandon, Karan Johar at Areef Patel’s prayer meet


Kaykasshan Patel’s husband Areef Patel’s sudden death has moved the film industry. He passed away in a Mumbai hospital on Monday following a massive heart attack.

Bollywood celebrities rushed to Kaykasshan’s residence on hearing the news to pay their last respect. Gauri Khan, veteran actor Randhir Kapoor, Raveena Tandon, filmmaker Karan Johar attended the prayer meet. Anil Kapoor's wife and designer Sunita Kapoor, Dino Morea, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar also attended the prayer meet on Tuesday evening.

Malaika Arora, Shamita Shetty, Suneil Shetty, Sanjay Kapoor, Maheep Kapoor, Isha Koppikar, Maanyata Dutt, Ranveer Singh’s mother Anju Bhavnani also turned up to pay their last respect to Areef patel.

Designer Manish Malhotra was also spotted outside his residence.

Paparazzi Viral Bhayani shared images from outside the house. Their Instagram account read, "Mumbai woke up on a very sad news when one of the prominent businessman #areefpatel and husband of well known socialite and former actress #KaykasshanPatel passed away due to a sudden heart attack today morning. Friends rushed to their home to console the family. Areef was a jovial person who preferred to stay away from limelight, his company #PatelRoadways has over 800 branches in India and has several other businesses in various countries."

Aref Patel is survived by his wife and two sons.

Areef Patel, the vice-chairman of Patel Integrated Logistics, was married to former actress Kaykasshan Patel.