"RIP Ayazuddin...condolences and prayers with the family. May Allah give them strength to deal with this loss," read tennis star Sania Mirza's tweet.
"So many memories this morning of when I was 19, more recently of when my older son was 19.....the grief is unimaginable. ..and memories of the azhar i knew when he was 19. it is an age to begin life not to end it," read cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle's tweet.
Even Bollywood stars tweeted their condolences over the news of Ayazuddin's death.
"Very very sad to hear the passing away of azhar's son. No parent should ever have to face such a tragedy. May he have the strength to go on," read Rahul Bose's tweet.
"My heart goes out to Azaruddin's family for the irreplaceable lose of his son, may his soul rest in peace.... Ameen...," read Arshad Warsi's tweet.