Lyricist Anwar Sagar Dies In Mumbai After Failing To Get Admitted To Hospital
Lyricist Anwar Sagar Dies In Mumbai & The Reason Is Truly Heartbreaking

Bollywood is going through a rough phase with untimely deaths of Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor and Wajid Ali. Now, the Veteran lyricist Anwar Sagar died at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on Wednesday afternoon. The lyricist died after failing to get admission in any of the hospitals he went to. The 70-year-old was suffering from age-related ailments.

Anwar Sagar wrote songs for films such as David Dhawan’s Yaraana, Jackie Shroff’s Sapne Saajan Ke, Khiladi, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Ajay Devgn starrer Vijaypath among others. Reportedly, Anwar Sagar was having breathing trouble in recent days and failed to get himself admitted to a hospital.

Mourning the loss of Anwar Sagar, Indian Performing Right Society Limited (IPRS) tweeted: “Veteran lyricist and IPRS member Anwar Sagar has passed away. Known for writing songs like ‘Vaadaa Raha Sanam’, he also penned lyrics for iconic movies like #Vijaypath & #Yaraana. Our thoughts & prayers are with his family in this difficult time. May his soul #RIP”.

Lyricist Vijay Akela, who is a friend of Anwar Sagar, told Cinestaan – “Anwar Sagarji came to Andheri today from his Mira Road residence to get himself treated. However, no beds were available at any of the hospitals he went to. When he reached Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, he was told the same thing. Eventually, he died there”.

Anwar Sagar is best remembered for penning ‘Vaada Raha Sanam’ from Khiladi and the title song of Main Khiladi Tu Anari.

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