Dhoom series director Sanjay Gadhvi died on Sunday after suffering heart attack, media reports said.
He was 57.
Filmmaker Boney Kapoor confirmed Gadhvi’s death and told Indian Express: "He was at his house and collapsed after suffering a heart attack. He died at 8.45 am.”
Film actor Abhishek Bachchan, who worked with Sanjay in Dhoom movies, wrote on Instagram: "I took this photo of Sanjay whilst we were filming the climax of Dhoom 2 in South Africa. We made 2 films together - Dhoom and Dhoom 2. Sanju, when I spoke to you last week and we were reminiscing about our shoots and memories I would never have imagined even in my craziest dreams that I would have to write a post like this."
"I’m shocked beyond belief. You had faith in me, even when I didn’t. You gave me my first ever hit!!! I can never ever forget that or be able express what it meant to me. I will cherish your friendship always. Rest in peace my brother," he said.
Sanjay directorial debut with Tere Liye (2000) which went unnoticed.
His first film with Yash Raj Films was Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (2002). The film enjoyed moderate success.
He first gained attention when he directed the action thriller Dhoom in 2004.
He then directed the sequel to Dhoom, called Dhoom 2.