Filmmaker Raj Kanwar passes away

Added by harini on Feb 04, 2012

Popular Director-Producer Raj Kanwar, who has given hits like ‘Deewana’ and ‘Andaaz’, passed away on Friday in Singapore.

The filmmaker was taken to Singapore for a kidney transplant but he died even before the surgery took place.

Shah Rukh Khan, who was given a break by Raj Kanwar, was the first to break the news on Twitter.

“My friend Raj Kanwarji passed away. The impermanence of life, makes one feel so helpless. May his soul rest in peace. Aisi Deewangi..miss u sir,” he tweeted.

Filmmaker Bhushan Kumar confirmed the same and tweeted, “Yes, it is true that Raj Kanwar is no more. I am really sad about it.”

Apart from ‘Deewana’ and ‘Andaaz’, the director also made movies like ‘Judaai’, ‘Jeet’, ‘Badal’ and ‘Laadla’.

His last movie was ‘Sadiyaan’, starring Rishi Kapoor, Hema Malini and Rekha.

May his soul rest in peace!

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