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Famous director Esmayeel Shroff dies at 62

New Delhi: After Diwali, sad news has come from Bollywood that there is a wave of mourning in the cinema world. It is reported that famous Bollywood director Esmayeel Shroff has passed away. This news surprised the stars, filmmakers as well as fans of the cinema world. It is said that he was ill for a […]

Edited By : Sakshi | Updated: Oct 27, 2022 08:58 IST
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Esmayeel Shroff

New Delhi: After Diwali, sad news has come from Bollywood that there is a wave of mourning in the cinema world. It is reported that famous Bollywood director Esmayeel Shroff has passed away. This news surprised the stars, filmmakers as well as fans of the cinema world. It is said that he was ill for a long time and was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai where he took his last breath at the age of 62.

It is also reported that he died due to a brain stroke. Esmayeel Shroff was a resident of Andhra Pradesh. He studied sound engineering at the National Institute of Technology. After this, he thought of working in films and came to Mumbai. Initially, he worked as an assistant director and then produced films himself.

Govinda mourns

After hearing this news, Bollywood actor Govinda whose debut film Love 86 was directed by Esmayeel Shroff, mourned for him. He told E-Times, “I’m deeply saddened. My career started with his film. Uparwala unko jannat naseeb karaye (May the almighty guide his soul to heaven). May his soul rest in peace. Not only did he give me work, but he used to have faith in me, too. He was the first person in my life who said that Govinda understands cinema. He played a big role in making me Govinda from Govind.”

Esmayeel Shroff’s superhit film

Esmayeel Shroff has brought himself to a big position by giving more than one film to the cinema world. He has done many films including ‘Ahista Ahista’, ‘Bulandi’, ‘Thodi Si Infidelity’, ‘Surya’, ‘Aakhir Dil Hai’, ‘Jhootha Sach’, ‘Zidd’, ‘Thoda Tum Badlo Thoda Hum’. Directed which was also well received on screen, but he got real recognition from the film ‘Thodi Si Bewafai’ which came in the year 1980. This film proved to be a super hit.

4 movies with this actor

Rajesh Khanna, Shabana Azmi and Padmini Kolhapure were seen in the film ‘Thodi Si Bewafai’. Every scene of this film was a hit. Not only this, he was the first and only film producer of Bollywood who did four films with veteran actor Raj Kumar. At the same time, on his departure today, along with all the stars, the fans also paid tribute to him through social media.

First published on: Oct 27, 2022 08:58 AM IST

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