Big B pens emotional note on secretary Sheetal Jain’s demise
Sheetal Jain, Amitabh Bachchan’s longtime secretary and producer, dies at 77 the actor pens an emotional note
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s secretary of 40 years Sheetal Jain passed away at the age of 77. He had also produced 1998 film ‘Bade Miyan Chote Miyan’. Big B penned down an emotional note on his official blog. He also added pictures of himself and Abhishek carrying Jain’s mortal remains.
Big B wrote, “He carried the burden of my work for almost 40 years .. gentle, diligent, humble and the picture of sincerity and honesty .. today I carried him to his last journey. Sheetal Jain, my Manager, Secretary through thick and thin, passed away this morning after a short but severe battle in Hospital .. and flashes of his association through these 40 years , as a member of the family swept by. His dedication and devotion to his work .. his gentle manner, won him many admirers and those that came in contact with him through all those years ..”
He further added, “He was emotional to the core and would never tolerate any untoward issue concerning the family .. never did he ever give impression to the world outside of his standing as he worked for me .. he planned and sorted my schedules, films and important meetings with Producers .. it was him that we asked to represent us when it was not possible for the family to attend an occasion. A simple man .. and his gratitude for any favour that we did for him was supreme. They do not make people like him any more .. there is a vacuum now in my working office and in our functioning .”
Amitabh Bachchan his son Abhishek Bachchan and daughter in law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attended Sheetal Jain’s funeral. His last rites were held at Vile Parle crematorium in Mumbai.
Check out their pictures here:
Anupam Kher, who also starred in ‘Bade Miyan Chote Miyan’, tweeted his condolence,
Saddened to know about the demise of producer Shri #SheetalJain ji. Knew him for a long time as Mr. @SrBachchan‘s secretary. He was a very dignified and an extremely polite gentleman. May God give his family the strength to deal with this loss.🙏 #OmShanti pic.twitter.com/dsNXbp8yp3
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) June 8, 2019
Today great friend of movie industry passed away.SHEETAL JAIN n long time secretary to sh Amitabh Bachchan @SrBachchan. I always found Sheetal ji as most humble n profound as Amit ji. He was a man of deep philosophy n compassion as i met him closely
RIP SHEETAL JI 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/Oy6eq2ynZF
— Subhash Ghai (@SubhashGhai1) June 8, 2019
Many more Bollywood celebs tweeted their condolence.