On Wednesday, veteran lyricist Anwar Sagar passed away. He breathed his last at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Hospital. The cause of Anwar’s death is not yet reported.
Anwar wrote many popular songs in the 80s and 90s. He wrote the lyrics of the song “Waada Raha Sanam” for the 1992 film Khiladi, starring Akshay Kumar and Ayesha Jhulka. The lyricist also has to his credit films like Yaarana, Salaami, Aa Gale Lag Jaa and Vijaypath among more.
Anwar Sagar also worked with music directors like Nadeem-Shravan, Rajesh Roshan, Jatin-Lalit and Anu Malik. He has also penned down the lyrics for ‘Yeh Dua Hai Meri’ from the movie Sapne Sajan Ke, which featured Karisma Kapoor and Rahul Roy.