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Filmmaker Sawan Kumar Tak passes away at 86, Salman Khan expresses condolences

Bollywood star Salman Khan, who starred in Sawan’s ‘Saawan… The Love Season’, expressed his condolences on Twitter.

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New Delhi: Bollywood filmmaker Sawan Kumar Tak passed away in Mumbai on August 25 at the age of 86. He suffered a heart attack and died due to multiple organ failures. Sawan was admitted to Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on August 24.

His nephew Navin, who is a Punjabi film producer informed about the demise. He also told that Sawan had several health ailments and his lungs were weak. He said, “He has several health ailments. He is critical. We got him admitted to Kokilaben Ambani hospital yesterday and he is in the ICU. His lungs are weak too because of old age. Doctors are treating him, but he is not responding much and is not recovering properly. So we are all praying for him.”

 

Bollywood star Salman Khan, who starred in Sawan’s ‘Saawan… The Love Season’, expressed his condolences on Twitter. Sharing a picture, the actor wrote, “May u rest in peace my dear Sawaan ji. Have always loved n respected u.” This film was also Sawan’s last venture as a director.

Sawan Kumar Tak started his career as a producer with the 1967 film ‘Naunihal’, which went on to receive a special mention at the National Film Awards. He started his directorial career with ‘Gomti Ke Kinare’ in 1972. Since then he has directed various films like ‘Laila’, ‘Prem Daan’, ‘Sanam Bewafa’ and ‘Dil Pardesi Ho Gaya’. In an interview, he told that he made his first film Naunihal with a loan of Rs 25,000 that he took from a family member.

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