Veteran Scriptwriter Sagar Sarhadi Passes Away Aged 88
Sarhadi wrote for films like ‘Kabhi Kabhie’ and ‘Chandni’
Sagar Sarhadi, veteran filmmaker and writer, passed way on 22 March at the age of 88 after being admitted to a hospital due to a heart problem. Sarhadi wrote for films like Kabhi Kabhie (1976), Noorie (1979), Silsila (1981), and Chandni (1989).
Film distributor Raj Bansal shared his condolences on Twitter, “RIP #SagarSarhadi ji You will be remembered for your work in #Silsila #KabhiKabhie #Chandni to name a few as a scriptwriter.”
Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit also took to Twitter to remember Sarhad, “ Sad to know about d demise of Sagar Sarhadi ji a well known writer,director due 2 heart attack . Some of hs well known films as writer wr #KabhieKabhie #NOORIE #chandni #DoosraAadmi #Silsila . He also wrote &directed #Bazaar . It’s a great loss to d film industry.”
Sagar Sarhadi was born Ganga Sagar Talwar in 1933 and went on to become an Urdu playwright and was also a veteran member of the Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA).
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