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Yusuf Husain dies at 73, Hansal Mehta pens emotional tribute: ‘Not my father-in-law but a father’

Prolific actor Yusuf Hussain breathed his last due to COVID 19 complications. He was 73 and was admitted to Lilavati hospital in Mumbai.

Mourning his demise, Hansal Mehta, his son-in-law posted a tribute on Twitter:

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Hansal’s wife Safeena is Yusuf Hussain’s daughter. She is a social worker and activist.

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In the post, he further wrote that he owes this new life to him with many humble words that poured in only love and affection for him.

Yusuf Hussain is a familiar father figure and the veteran actor is seen in films like ‘Dabangg 3’, ‘OMG’, ‘I Am Singh’.

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He recently shot a movie with Abhishek Bacchan for ‘Bob Biswas’.

Bachchan took to Twitter to express his condolences, he tweeted:

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Yusuf Hussain’s close friends and families expressed their condolences, Hansal Mehta’s close friend and actor Manoj Bajpayee tweeted:

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Yusuf Hussain is known for his father roles in films like Dil Chahta Hai, Dhoom, Apahran, Vivah. He was also seen in TV shows like Yudh.

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He is going to be seen in movies like the Letters and Crazy Cukkad Family that is yet to get a release date.

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