Legendary filmmaker Harish Shah who had produced movies like ‘Kala Sona’, ‘Mere Jeevan Saathi’, ‘Dhan Daulat’, ‘Zalzala’, ‘Jaal-The Trap’, ‘Hotel’, ‘Ram Tere Kitne Naam’ etc has passes away. He was 76.
Reportedly, the filmmaker was battling cancer for quite some time and had even made a film on the illness titled Why me?
According to his brother Vinod Shah, “Harish was battling throat cancer for ten years. He passed away today at 6 am. He was 76 years old. His funeral will take place today around 1 pm at Pawan Hans crematorium. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, very few people are allowed for the funeral. It is going to be only 2 or 3 of us to do his last rites.”
Filmmaker Harish Shah passes away
Shah had also worked with a number of big names in the industry like Rajesh Khanna, Dharmendra, Rishi Kapoor and Rekha among others. He produced films like Mere Jeevan Sathi (1972) and Kala Sona (1975). As a director, he is best known for Zalzala (1988) and Dhan Daulat (1980).
May his soul rest in peace!