Under Champak Jain's leadership, the Venus banner had produced a number of successful films.
Venus Records owner and film producer Champak Jain dies
Mumbai - 01 Nov 2019 11:40 IST
Updated : 13:02 IST
Champak Jain, film producer and owner of Venus Records and Tapes, died last evening, 31 October, of a brain haemorrhage. The news was shared in a joint statement by his brothers Ganesh and Ratan Jain.
“Deeply saddened to inform you that [our] younger brother Champak Jain passed away today at 7pm. His funeral will be held tomorrow at 11am, Friday, 1 November, at Santa Cruz crematorium,” they stated.
Under Champak Jain's leadership, Venus produced a number of successful films like Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994), Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995), Yes Boss (1997), Baadshah (1999), Dhadkan (2000), Humraaz (2002), Main Hoon Na (2004), Garam Masala (2005) and Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015).
Ashoke Pandit, president of the Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA), offered condolences on Twitter, writing, "Extremely sad to know that our friend Champak Jain is no more. Champakji belongs to the family who own Venus music company who have also produced superhit films. A great human being. Industry will miss him."
Others from the industry like actors Sonu Sood, Karanvir Bohra and Gurpreet Kaur Chadha, director Kunal Kohli and singer Mika Singh as well as politician Sanjay Nirupam offered their condolences.
Extremely sad to know that Our friend #ChampakJain is no more. Champak ji belongs to the family who own #Venus music company who have also produced super hit films. A great human being. Industry will miss him.— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) October 31, 2019
ओम् शांति ! pic.twitter.com/ZAWJvxFI0B
Really sad to know about the sudden demise of Champak Jain ji. He was such a noble soul . Had such fond memories of him. My condolences to the entire Venus family, Rattan Jain ji, Ganesh Jain ji 🙏RIP Champak sir.— sonu sood (@SonuSood) October 31, 2019
Shocked and extremely saddened to hear about the passing of my very dear friend Mr.champakjain the owner of @Venus__Music . He was a very kind and helpful man. May God bless his soul, RIP🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/f9vhBszvX5— King Mika Singh (@MikaSingh) October 31, 2019
Very sorry to hear the untimely demise of Shri #Champakjain ji of #Venus group. He was a most humble and grounded soul known for helping the new talents of the industry. #RIP pic.twitter.com/CbXXv6eoA1— Gurpreet Kaur Chadha (@GurpreetKChadha) October 31, 2019