‘Jab Jab Phool Khile’ writer Brij Katyal passes away!


Veteran film writer Brij Katyal who writes the story of Shashi Kapoor and Nanda starrer ‘Jab Jab Phool Khile’ has been passes away on Thursday evening.

'Jab Jab Phool Khile' writer Brij Katyal passes away! 1

According to his close associate, writer-director Anusha Srinivasan Iyer, Katyal was battling with cancer. “He was suffering from rectal cancer and was admitted to Shanti Avedana Ashram, where he died in the afternoon. He was around 85-86 years old,” Iyer told PTI.

“I had learnt the art of writing from him. It’s a great loss,” she added.

While, actress Neena Gupta who was present by his side during his last days and wrote a heartfelt message on Instgram: “A free of charge hospic called shanti avedna sadan at mountmary thank u for looking after my writer friend brij katyal who wrote saaans for me .a beautiful human being but see inspite of seeing so many movies and listening to wise words that don t give everything away to anyone before u die we do the same mistakes and then suffer . Lecture nahin hai samne ki sachchai hai,”

Brij Katyal has written screenplay for films such as Saat Samundar PaarYeh Raat Phir Na AaygiParivar and Anokha. He also directed two films Premikaand Pasand Apni Apni.

May his soul rest in peace!


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