Director Raj Kanwar passes away in Singapore
Popular Bollywood director Raj Kanwar, who launched the actors like Shahrukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra died on February 3, 2012 in Singapore. Reports say that the film maker passed away due to a kidney ailment.
Kanwar in the past has made some of the landmark films like ‘Laadla’, ‘Deewana’, ‘Jeet’, ‘Daag : The Fire’, ‘Andaaz’ and ‘Dhai Akshar Prem Ke’. The last movie by the film maker was ‘Sadiyaan’ in which he had launched actor Shatrughan Sinha’s son ‘Luv’.
Director Anubhav Sinha said that he was in Singapore for a kidney transplant. Sevral Bollywood celebrities took their Twitter accounts and paid homage to the great director, who has contributed some great movies for Bollywood.
Raj Kanwar was also responsible for the first movie of Abhishek Bachchan, who was signed for the movie ‘Refugee’. Kanwar had also made Aishwarya and Abhishek’s first film together ‘Dhai Akshar Prem Ke’. The director was known as a very jolly person , who always smiled and joked.