Leading Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan's trusted aide and driver Manoj Sahu passed away on Tuesday night, following a massive heart attack. Manoj's demise is said to have shattered Varun Dhawan and the fans are expressing their heartfelt condolences on social media. According to reports, Varun Dhawan was shooting at the Mehboob Studio in Bandra for an advertisement and that is when Manoj Sahu complained of chest pain. He was immediately rushed to the Lilavati Hospital where he was declared dead. He reportedly suffered a heart attack.

Confirming the news to ETimes, Dr. Ajay Panday from Lilavati Hospital was quoted as saying, "Yes, unfortunately. My condolences to the family". As soon as the news was known, Varun Dhawan rushed to the Lilavati Hospital to mourn the unfortunate loss of Manoj. The pictures and videos of Varun Dhawan visiting the hospital have been doing rounds on social media. It is said that Manoj Sahu has travelled with Varun Dhawan for so many years and the duo shared a healthy rapport.

Varun Dhawan, whose last release was Coolie No.1, which had a direct OTT release on Amazon Prime Video, will next be seen in Bhediya which is currently in the post production stages. Bhediya is directed by Amar Kaushik of Stree fame and has Kriti Sanon playing the female lead. With music by Sachin Jigar, the film is scheduled to release on November 25. Bhediya is the third film from producer Dinesh Vijan's horror comedy universe after the super hit success of Stree and Roohi.

Varun Dhawan will also be seen playing the lead in Jug Jugg Jeeyo, the comedy drama directed by Raj Mehta. Produced by Dharma Productions, Jug Jugg Jeeyo features Anil Kapoor, Kiara Advani, and Neetu Singh Kapoor as the other leads. The film is expected to release on June 24, 2022.