R.I.P. Tahir Hussain

From this Yahoo! India news release:

Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Tahir Hussain, filmmaker and Aamir Khan's father, died of a massive heart attack here Tuesday morning, sources close to the family said.

He is survived by his wife and two sons, Aamir and Faisal, and two daughters, Farhat and Nikhat.

Hussain is known for producing hits like 'Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke' (1993) that starred son Aamir, 'Dulha Bikta Hai' (1982), 'Zakhmee' (1975), 'Anamika' (1973) and 'Caravan' (1971).

In 1990, he made his directorial debut with 'Tum Mere Ho' with Aamir and Juhi Chawla.

Family sources said Hussain died at Aamir's residence in Bandra. Aamir and his wife Kiran are in the US for the Sundance Festival and are taking the first flight home. Hussain's grandson, Imran Khan, who made his debut with 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na', is in New Zealand and will also be coming back.

Picture source: Times of India.


theBollywoodFan said...


As always, Aamir's reachable at aamirkhan.com/blog, and Imran at twitter.com/1mrankhan

ajnabi said...

Poor Aamir. :-( What a sad time for his family.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the update theBollywoodFan. :(
All the best,

Darshit said...

may his soul rest in peace

Pitu said...

Truly sad news. The maker of some of the most memorable and iconic films! So sorry for the entire Khan family :( On a more positive note:

"Ohh chhedo tarane milan ke pyare pyare" :) In Jannat of course!

theBollywoodFan said...

Thank you, all.

Pitu: Like your take. All that's left is a yaadon ki baaraat. He's more than likely in a better place.