Sagar Sarhadi passes away at 88
The writer-director was best known for his collaborations with Yash Chopra
Veteran writer-director Sagar Sarhadi passed away on Sunday evening at his residence in Mumbai. He was 88.
Sagar Sarhadi is best known for his collaborations with the late Yash Chopra in Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Chandni, and Faasle. He made his directorial debut in 1982 with Bazaar, starring Naseeruddin Shah and Smita Patil.
Post-Bazaar, Sagar Sarhadi went on to direct Agla Mausam in 1988 and the TV series Yeh Ishq Nahin Aasaan in 1997.
Following the news of his demise, his colleagues and contemporaries paid their tributes to the late writer.
Javed Akhtar wrote, "Sagar Sarhadi, a veteran theater and film writer, who wrote films like Kabhi Kabhie, Noori and directed Bazaar, has passed away. My heartfelt condolences to the late bachelor’s nephew Ramesh Talwar."
Hansal Mehta wrote, "Rest in peace Sagar Sarhadi saahab"
Jackie Shroff took to Instagram and wrote, "Will miss you. RIP."
Sagar Sarhadi's last directorial venture was 2018's Chausar, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Amruta Subhash.