Actor Yusuf Hussain Dies Of COVID At 73. Son-In-Law Hansal Mehta Writes, "I Am Truly Orphaned Today
Veteran actor Yusuf Hussain died of COVID-19 at the age of 73 on Saturday. He was being treated at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital, where he died this morning, his son-in-law and filmmaker Hansal Mehta told news agency PTI. Yusuf Hussain's death has left his family and friends in the film fraternity heartbroken. Hansal Mehta, who is married to Yusuf Hussain's daughter Safeena, mourned his father-in-law in an emotional Instagram post. He shared a photo of Yusuf Hussain and wrote about how the late actor helped him to complete his 2012 film Shahid, featuring Rajkummar Rao, when he was "troubled" and his "non-existent career as a filmmaker was almost finished completely." Hansal Mehta shared that Yusuf Hussain was like a father to him.