Irrfan Khan starrer 'The Lunchbox' casting director and producer Seher Aly Latif passed away on Monday (June 7) due to a cardiac arrest. She was in her early 40s. Her associate and director Neeraj Udhwani reportedly said that Latif was admitted to Lilavati Hospital eight days ago due to kidney failure.
Latif had an infection due to which she suffered renal failure. Latif is survived by her husband, parents and younger brother Zishaan A Latif, who is known to be an award winning photographer.
Expressing his grief, 'The Lunchbox' director shared mourned her sad demise as he tweeted, "I don’t believe it, unfair parting with a kind soul and real friend. Goodbye Seher, I hope there is another side."
Nimrat Kaur, one of the leads of The Lunchbox, took to Twitter and wrote, “One of the kindest, most loving people Mumbai gifted my life with. Still trying to process this unreal news. Travel on into the light my dearest, sweetest Seher. The unpredictable, ghastly shortness of life remains baffling Await to meet you on the other side (sic).”
Swara Bhasker tweeted, “There are no words. Seher Latif is no more. This is cruelty. So young, so much to give. Can’t even utter RIP. We spoke only two weeks ago, I teased her & she laughed.. It is unimaginable that we won’t see her wide smile anymore. I can’t fathom this (sic)."