Popular Kashmiri model Junaid Shah passed away on July 17, 2020. This news was shared online by his former neighbour and Kashmiri journalist Yusuf Jameel.
Junaid had become a raging sensation all across India. People could easily notice that he had a striking resemblance to Bollywood star, Ranbir Kapoor. Rishi Kapoor, Ranbir’s father, did a double take on this uncanny resemblance.
Journalist Yusuf Jameel shared this unfortunate news about Junaid on Twitter. Yusuf gave some information regarding Junaid’s background. Yusuf knew Junaid because the latter was the son of his former neighbour, Nissar Ahmed Shah.
Junaid passed away due to a massive cardiac arrest during the night. Yusuf Jameel also wrote that Junaid was a courageous man. He recalled Junaid was full of hope and strength.
Junaid had become a sensation when he was discovered back in 2014-2015. People all over India marveled at this uncanny resemblance to the chocolaty Bollywood star.
Soon afterwards, thanks to the fans sharing images comparison between Junaid and Ranbir, it resulted in the former getting a lot of modelling offers. Within a short time, Junaid became a Kashmiri icon due to the rise in his popularity. As a result of this resemblance, Junaid featured on multiple TV channels bagging modelling and acting assignments.
Sadness is what we have received from this incident.