Istanbul attack: B-Town mourns death of producer Abis Rizvi

Istanbul attack: B-Town mourns death of producer Abis Rizvi
Mumbai: Abis Rizvi, a film producer and a business tycoon, was one of the two Indians who lost their lives in an attack at a nightclub in Istanbul.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took to twitter to inform that two Indians including Abis Rizvi were killed in an attack.

She tweeted, “I have a bad news from Turkey. We have lost two Indian nationals in the Istanbul attack. Indian Ambassador is on way to Istanbul. The victims are Mr. Abis Rizvi son of former Rajya Sabha MP and Ms. Khushi Shah from Gujarat.”


She also said that the government is making arrangements for Rizvi’s parents to reach Istanbul.

Swaraj further posted, “I have just spoken to Mr. Akhtar Hassan Rizvi father of Abis Rizvi. He and Mrs Rizvi also want to go to Istanbul. We r organising their Visa. I have also spoken to Shri Ashok Shah father of Ms.Khushi Shah and conveyed our condolences.”

 It may be mentioned that, 39 people were killed and 40 others were injured during in a gunattack at a nightclub in Istanbul on New Year’s eve.As soon as the news broke out, Bollywood celebrities started expressing grief and condoled the death of their fellow filmmaker.

Here are the tweets of the celebrities who expressed sadness:



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