Vinay Sinha, producer of Andaz Apna Apna, passes away
A noted industry figure, he had served as the vice president of the Indian Motion Pictures Producer’s Association
Vinay Sinha, producer of Bollywood films like Andaz Apna Apna (1994) and Chor Police (1983), passed away today.
#SadNews Producer #VinaySinha passed away few hours back. Vinay ji is known for producing #AndazApnaApna #RafooChakkar #ChorPolice and TV serials. He was also vice president of #IMPPA. He was presently working on few projects which included sequel of #AndazApnaApna. Om Shanti. pic.twitter.com/xZAJg10umY
— Atul Mohan (@atulmohanhere) January 24, 2020
Vinay Sinha started out as a production-in-charge in the 1970s. His credits as producer also include Ameer Aadmi Gharib Aadmi (1985) and Naseeb (1997). A noted industry figure, he had served as the vice president of the Indian Motion Pictures Producer’s Association.
Directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, Andaz Apna Apna starred Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon and Karishma Kapoor in the lead roles. An underperformer upon release, the film achieved cult status among the Bollywood comedies of the 90s. Last year, on the occasion of the film’s 25th anniversary, Vinay Sinha’s daughter Priti Sinha had tweeted about her father’s legacy.
“25 years of Andaz Apna Apna today. The producer Vinay Sinha and his film...thank you for producing this iconic comedy and bringing Aamir and Salman for the first and only time on screen together...Papa, you rock,” she had written.