Sharing the sad news about his father’s demise, Apurva Asrani tweeted, “Goodbye Papa. Every song I sing, I will sing for you. Manohar Asrani 26-10-1951 ~09-01-2023”
Director Hansal Mehta who has collaborated with Apurva on various projects, shared, “Sending you and the family a lot of love Apu. Let the singing never end”
Apurva is also known as award winning editor, he has edited CityLights starring Rajkummar Rao, Mrityunjay Devvrat's Children of War, Viacom 18's 'Dharam Sankat Mein, and Waiting starring Naseeruddin Shah and Kalki Koechlin.
On the work front, Hansal Mehta is currently busy with Faraaz, an action thriller based on actual event, it depicts the Holey Artisan Bakery, July 2016 Dhaka attack that shook Bangladesh.
Produced by T-Series and Benaras Media Works. The film stars Juhi Babbar, Aamir Ali, Pallak Lalwani, Aditya Rawal, Zahan Kapoor, Sachin Lalwani, Jatin Sareen, Ninad Bhatt, Harshal Pawar and Reshham Sahaani.
The film premiered at the BFI London Film Festival on 15 October 2022, and scheduled for release in India on 3 February 2023.