Mushir Alam leaves behind a VIRASAT of films
Veteran producer Mushir Alam known for blockbusters starring thespians and super stars – SHAKTI (Amiatbh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar), VIRASAT (Anil Kapoor), SAFAR (Rajesh Khanna) etc, passed away yesterday.
Owner of known production house during the 80’s and 90’s – Mushir Riaz. Mushir Alam was admitted at Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital. According to close sources, Mushir complained of some trouble and earlier had a transplant of valve in his chest. He couldn’t survive much.
Mushir Alam won the Filmfare in 1983 for SHAKTI in the best film category. Apart from SHAKTI, VIRASAT, Mushir Alam’s banner was known for producing big budget multi starrers like AKAYLA starring Amitabh Bachchan, COMMANDO starring Mithun Chakraborty, RAJPUT starring Rajesh Khanna, Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna.
According to sources, his final rites will be conducted at his hometown in Kanpur.
We pray for eternal peace for the departed soul