Veteran lyricist Anwar Sagar, best remembered for his hit track Wada Raha Sanam from Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar ) starrer Khiladi, passed away on Wednesday. It was declared that he died due to health related issues. However, as per a report published in a news portal, the veteran lyricist died after he failed to get himself admitted in the hospital for medical treatment. Reportedly, Anwar was having breathing problems for quite some time now. Lyricist Vijay Akela, Anwar’s close friend said that the late lyricist had gone to several hospitals to get himself treated. Anwar was brought dead to Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital in the afternoon.
However, there were no beds available.
“Anwar Sagarji came to Andheri today from his Mira Road residence to get himself treated. However, no beds were available at any of the hospitals he went to. When he reached Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, he was told the same thing. Eventually, he died there,” Vijay was quoted saying.
Anwar Sagar wrote many songs in Bollywood films of the eighties and the nineties which included, ‘Waada Raha Sanam’ from Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar ) and Ayesha Jhulka starrer Khiladi, ‘Yeh Dua Hai Mere Rab Se’ from Sapne Saajan Ke etc. His last worked in Mehul Kumar’s 2002 release, ‘Kitne Door Kitne Paas“, starring Fardeen Khan and Amrita Arora in the lead.