Aamir Khan 'devastated' after longtime assistant Amos passes awayLast updated on May 13, 2020, 12:44 pm
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's assistant Amos Paul has passed away. He was 60 years old.
Amos, who had been working with Aamir for 25 years, suffered a massive heart attack on Tuesday morning, according to reports.
He was then rushed to a hospital by Aamir (55), his wife Kiran Rao, and their team, where he breathed his last.
May his soul rest in peace.
Aamir termed it as an "irreplaceable loss"
Aamir's close friend and actor Karim Hajee confirmed the news, adding that both Aamir and Kiran are "devastated" with the news.
"Aamir had sent us a message and said it is an irreplaceable loss. We were so numb, we will miss him," Karim told PTI.
He informed Amos had no major illness, saying, "His death is shocking. He died with his boots on."
Amos was endearing and simple, Karim said
Karim said, "Amos worked with a superstar but was endearing and simple. He was like this to not just Aamir but everyone. He put everyone at ease and was a wonderful person. He had a wonderful heart, was so bright and a hard worker."
He added that Amos had recently turned grandfather.
Amos is survived by his wife and two children.
Meanwhile, Aamir is doing his bit to fight the pandemic
On the work front, Aamir will next be seen in Laal Singh Chaddha, an official Hindi remake of Oscar award-winning Hollywood classic Forrest Gump. It also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan.
However, all productions currently remain stalled due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Meanwhile, Aamir has been doing his bit to fight the pandemic. He recently participated in an online fundraiser, aimed at supporting those affected.