Senior lyricist Anwar Sagar, who wrote a song like Vaada Raha Sanam in Akshay Kumar starrer player, died on Wednesday. Doctors at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai said that by the time he was brought to the hospital, he had died. He was around 70 years of age.
Sultan Sagar, son of the late Anwar Sagar, said that after his ill health in the morning, he took him to several hospitals like Sujoy, Mordern and Criti Care. But all did not provide treatment to them, saying that there was no place. He was later rushed to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri where he stopped beating and died of a heart attack. Although doctors tried hard to save him, 4 could not succeed. He was declared dead at 12 noon.
Anwar lost his life due to heart attack
Syed Ahmed, a singer and board member of the Indian Performing Rights Society, said that Anwar Sagar had been battling heart-related ailments for a long time. He died of a heart attack. He is survived by his wife and two children. He told that I had friendship with Anwar. We used to discuss the ongoing problems in the music industry at the present time. Anwar’s death is an irreparable loss to the industry.
Film songs written in the 80s and 90s
Anwar wrote songs for David Dhawan’s Yarana, Jackie Shroff’s Sapna Saajan Ke, Akshay Kumar’s Khiladi and Main Khiladi Tu Anari and Ajay Devgan’s Vijaypath in the 80s and 90s. He got a distinct identity in the industry by the song Vaada Raha Sanam of the Khiladi film. The song was filmed on Akshay and Ayesha Julka.