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Veteran Bollywood lyricist Anwar Sagar passes away at 70

Akshay Kumar's 'Wada Raha Sanam' lyricist Anwar Sagar dies at 70


Veteran Bollywood lyricist Anwar Sagar passes away at 70. Anwar known for his hit track Wada Raha Sanam from Akshay Kumar-starrer Khiladi breathed his last on Wednesday. He was brought dead to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in the afternoon.

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According to Syed Ahmad, singer and a board member of the Indian Performing Right Society (IPRS), Anwar was suffering from heart-related ailments and finally died of cardiac arrest. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Mourning his demise, Indian Performing Right Society Limited (IPRS) tweeted on Wednesday: “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.”

Anwar Sagar has worked with music directors like Nadeem-Shravan, Rajesh Roshan, Jatin-Lalit, and Anu Malik. he is known for his popular songs written for the 80s and 90s films such as Yaraana, Sapne Saajan Ke, Khiladi, Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Vijaypath, among others.

Anwar Sagar’s last work was in Mehul Kumar’s 2002 release, Kitne Door Kitne Paas, starring Fardeen Khan and Amrita Arora.

May His Soul Rest In Peace.

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