Famous writer-filmmaker Sagar Sarhadi, identified for movies like Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, and Bazaar, handed away late Sunday night time resulting from age associated points. He was 88.
Sarhadi breathed his final at his residence within the neighbourhood of Sion right here, his nephew filmmaker Ramesh Talwar instructed PTI.
“He handed away shortly earlier than midnight. He wasn’t retaining nicely for someday and had even stopped consuming. He handed away peacefully,” Talwar stated.
Sarhadi’s final rites might be held at Sion crematorium at round 11 am, he added.
Born as Ganga Sagar Talwar in Baffa, close to Abbottabad metropolis, now Pakistan, the author is claimed to have tailored the title ‘Sarhadi’ to hold with him the connection of the frontier province, after he migrated to Delhi aged 12.
Sarhadi started his profession writing Urdu brief tales and have become an Urdu playwright. Filmmaker Yash Chopra’s 1976 Kabhi Kabhie, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Raakhee, opened the gates for his Bollywood profession.
RIP Sagar Sarhadi. What a legacy.
— Anubhav Sinha (@anubhavsinha) March 22, 2021
Unhappy to find out about d demise of Sagar Sarhadi ji a well-known author,director due 2 coronary heart assault .
A few of hs well-known movies as author wr #KabhieKabhie #NOORIE #chandni #DoosraAadmi #Silsila .
He additionally wrote &directed #Bazaar .
It’s an excellent loss to d movie business.
ॐ शान्ति ! pic.twitter.com/VxPxc1TFhw
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) March 22, 2021
The author collaborated with Chopra to pen screenplay in acclaimed movies like Silsila (1981) and Sridevi and Rishi Kapoor starrer Chandni, for which he wrote the dialogues.
In 1982, Sarhadi turned director with “Bazaar”, starring Supriya Pathak Shah, Farooq Shaikh, Smita Patil and Naseeruddin Shah.
Sarhadi can also be credited with writing dialogues for celebrity Shah Rukh Khan’s debut Deewana in 1992 and Hrithik Roshan’s debut “Kaho Na Pyaar Hai”.
Sarhadi is survived by his nephews and nieces.