"Despite all our efforts his physiological system is not responding," doctors said.
Filmmaker colleagues of Asif Basra, who died this week, remember him as a gentle, thoughtful actor who could be moulded into any part.
With a career spanning more than six decades, Saxon has over 200 films and hundreds of shows to his credit.
The actor, known for films such as the Dhoni biopic, Chhichhore and Kai Po Che, was found dead at his Bandra apartment.
He was filming a reality TV show in China when he collapsed.
“I was afraid of the discrimination I might face not just outside of Hollywood, but within."
"He was so astoundingly good because, quite simply, he had gone for broke and expended every ounce of his energy in preparation."