Stephen, a former journalist, who formed the banner Electric Apples Entertainment with screenwriter-lyricist Niranjan Iyenger, passed away in Goa. He is survived by his mother and sisters.
A number of Bollywood celebrities, including Alia Bhatt, Kiara Advani, Varun Dhawan and Farhan Akhtar, took to social media on Saturday to mourn Stephen’s demise.
Monisha Advani, Madhu Bhojwani, Nikkhil Advani’s Emmay Entertainment, which also produced ‘Indoo Ki Jawani’, paid homage to Stephen, remembering him as a kind and compassionate person.
“Today with a heavy heart we bid farewell to a dear one, #RyanStephen.
You lived life with kindness & compassion, and will always be remembered.
Keeping the loved ones in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace,” a tweet by Emmay Entertainment read.