He died on Tuesday night after prolonged illness and left grieving behind some of the popular faces of Bollywood who remember Ashraful Haque, fondly known as 'Smackiya' from the film 'Fukrey', as a 'gentle human being'.

Here is what B-town tweeted:

Manoj Bajpayee: Can't beleve our very own ashraful is no more. its so shocking. he will always be remembered as a dear friend gentle human being and gr8 actor

RichaChadha: RIP Ashraf. Fukrey wouldn't be what it was without 'smakiya'... You shall be missed. @varunsharma90@PulkitSamrat@alifazal9@OyeManjot

Ali Fazal: Ashraful Haque.. Urf Smackiya, from our beloved film Fukrey.. Has left us!!. My condolences to his family and child. Its heartbreaking !

Farhan Akhtar: Ashraful, who portrayed 'Smackiya' in Fukrey passed away. Much too young to be gone. Tragic. Deepest condolences to his family

Pulkit Samrat: RIP Ashraful aka "Smakiya" from Fukrey.. Strength to his family!

Ritesh Sidwani: Shocked to hear about Ashraf. He played the part of smakiya in #Fukrey . Strength & courage to his wife & little one. RIP.