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Bollywood mourns the sad demise of director Raj Kanwar

February 3, 2012 06:10:08 PM IST
Glamsham Editorial
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Raj Kanwar, the director of Bollywood films like DEEWANA, LAADLA, DAAG: THE FIRE, HAR DIL JO PYAAR KAREGA, ANDAAZ and many other films, passed away in Singapore today. According to reports, the director expired after he went through a kidney transplant surgery.


Bollywood stars expressed their sadness via micro-blogging site.

Shahrukh Khan: My friend raj kanwarji passed away.The impermanence of life,makes one feel so helpless. May his soul rest in peace.Aisi Deewangi..miss u sir

Akshay Kumar: Deeply saddened to know, Raj Kanwar, one of our finest directors passed away. He'd directed two of my personal favourite films of my career, Andaaz & Hum Ko Deewana Kar Gaye. My thoughts & prayers with his family. RIP.

Priyanka Chopra: Saddens me so much,my 1st director Raj Kanwar passed away..RIP Rajji..U believed in me when even I didn't.Andaaz taught me everything I know I'll miss u Rajji..had just met him at my trial for don 2..he always encouraged me..till date

Abhishek Bachchan: Terribly saddened by the passing of Raj Kanwar. Was the 1st person to sign me after Refuggee. He made Aishwarya and my 1st film together. Dhai Akshar Prem Ke. Was a lovely man, always happy, smiling and joking. Have wonderful wonderful memories of him. Now no more. Thank you so much Raj ji for the memories. I will miss you.

Madhur Bhandarkar: Sad to hear about director Raj Kanwar's demise. RIP

Arjun Rampal: Just heard the saddest news of Mr Raj Kanwar's demise, had the opportunity of interacting with him.Pray for his soul and strength to family.

Kunal Kohli: Just heard the sad news about Raj Kanwar. RIP

Lara Dutta Bhupathi: R.I.P. Raj ji. Friend,director and guide.Bid goodbye with a very heavy heart! :-(. We lost a kind, gentle, positive man.

Shreya Ghoshal: Just saw tweets abt Raj Kanwar ji's untimely demise.. R.I.P. Had worked with him only once. He was such a gentle humble man. Saddened.

Tanuj Garg: RIP Raj Kanwar.

Anubhav Sinha: Just heard of the demise of a Bollywood Director. Someone please deny..

Vivek Agnihotri: RIP Raj Kanwar


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