RIP! Veteran bollywood lyricist Anwar Sagar passes away

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Veteran bollywood lyricist Anwar Sagar who wrote the lyrics of Akshay Kumar’s popular song ‘Waada Raha Sanam’ has passed away on Wednesday (June 3). He was 70.

bollywood lyricist Anwar Sagar passes away

Anwar was pronounced dead after being admitted to Kokilaben Dhirubai Ambani hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

bollywood lyricist Anwar Sagar passes away

Indian Performing Right Society Limited tweeted about his demise. “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,” they wrote.

Sagar was popular in the 80s and 90s. He worked on various films like David Dhawan’s ‘Yaraana’, Jackie Shroff’s ‘Sapne Saajan Ke’, Akshay Kumar’s ‘Khiladi’ and ‘Main Khiladi Tu Anari’, and Ajay Devgn starrer ‘Vijaypath’, among others.

He has previously collaborated with music directors like Nadeem-Shravan, Rajesh Roshan, Jatin-Lalit and Anu Malik.

May his soul rest in peace!