As soon as news of Bollywood director and film producer Abis Rizvi’s death broke out, rich tributes from the film fraternity poured in who expressed grief at the tragic loss. At least 39 people were killed and 40 others injured in an armed attack at an Istanbul nightclub early Sunday. Abis was one of the two Indians who passed away in the attacks.

Abis’ shocking death left many of his close friends from B-town shell shocked. Many took to Twitter to express their shock, anger and condolences.