‘Main Khiladi Tu Anari’ producer Champak Jain dies, Bollywood mourns


On Thursday, producer Champak Jain passed away following brain haemorrhage. Champak, one of the owners of Venus Records and Tapes produced 1994 blockbuster movie ‘Main Khiladi Tu Anari’ starring Saif Ali Khan and Akshay Kumar.

His last rites will be performed today in Mumbai. He is the brother of Ratan Jain and Ganesh Jain. Champak Jain’s sudden departure left film industry in shock and they expressed their condolence on their respective social media accounts.

Sonu Sood tweeted#“Really sad to know about the sudden demise of Champak Jain Ji. He was such a noble soul. Had such fond memories of him. My condolences to the entire Venus family, Rattan Jain Ji, Ganesh Jain ji RIP Champak sir”.

Filmmaker Anil Sharma also tweeted expressing his grief: “Extremely sad and shocked to learn of the untimely demise of highly humble #ChampakJain of #Venus ..He was a great friend ... Champak ji you will be missed... Heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family... RIP”

Ashoke Pandit also tweeted: “Sad day for the Hindi film Industry. It has lost two stalwarts. Producers #ChampakJain & #RajuMawani. Champak Jain Ji’s last rites will be held tom at Santa Cruz Cremation at 11 a.m & Raju Mawani ji ‘s at Oshiwara Cremation at 7 pm.”

Singer Mika Singh tweeted a picture with Champak Jain and wrote, “Shocked and extremely saddened to hear about the passing of my very dear friend Mr.champakjain the owner of @Venus__Music . He was a very kind and helpful man. May God bless his soul, RIP”.

Really sad to hear the sudden demise of #ChampakJain of @Venus__Music may his soul rest in peace, Karanvir Bohra.

Congress politician Sanjay Nirupam also mourned the untimely death of the film producer, he wrote, “Deeply saddened to hear about untimely death of Champak Jain. He was a dear friend of mine. I have lot of fond memories of his. He was gem of person. My heartfelt condolences to his family members and whole Venus group.#ChampakJain”.