Film and TV producer Guild CEO Kulmeet Makkar passes away after suffering heart attack

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The CEO of the Film and Television Producers Guild, Kulmeet Makkar, passed away on Friday morning due to a heart attack in Himachal Pradesh.

Guild CEO Kulmeet Makkar passes away

The news of his death was confirmed by film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh. He wrote, “RIP #KulmeetMakkar… CEO of Producers Guild of India.”

Guild CEO Kulmeet Makkar passes away

Filmmaker Karan Johar offering his condolences wrote, “Kulmeet you were such an incredible pillar to all of us at the Producers Guild of India….relentlessly working for the industry and towards its enhancement and advancement… you left us too soon…We will miss you and always remember you fondly…. Rest in peace my friend…(sic)”

Makkar was stuck in Dharamshala since lockdown was announced and has been spending his days there due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

He worked in the Entertainment industry for more than three decades. He has been associated with Saregama, Reliance Entertainment and Shreya Entertainment to name a few. He took over as Guild’s CEO in 2010.

Kulmeet Makkar was said to be working on setting up a trust for daily wage workers affected by the nationwide lockdown, imposed to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus.

May his soul rest in peace!