Veteran Bollywood writer-director Sagarpassed away on Monday morning at his residence. He was 88 when he breathed his last. The ace filmmaker, who was not keeping well for the last few months due to health issues, breathed his last at his residence. He had earlier reportedly been admitted to the ICU of a cardiac care hospital, following a heart problem. His last rites will be performed later today.
Sagar, whose real name was was born in , now in , in the year 1933. He was a veteran member of IPTA who introduced exemplary performers like Farooque Shaikh and in his inter-collegiate theatre competitions for colleges like and St Xavier’s in the late 60s and early 70s. , one of the finest storytellers in the Hindi film industry had penned scripts for movies like ‘Kabhi Kabhi’, ‘Silsila’, ‘Noori’, and the Hrithik Roshan debutant ‘Kaho Na Pyar Hai’, among others that went to become blockbusters. He had produced and directed the 1882 movie ‘Bazar’ and had also written few serials for TV and stage. (ANI)
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