Bollywood mourns the sad demise of director Raj Kanwar
February 3, 2012 06:10:08 PM IST Glamsham Editorial
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.