UPDATED: April 3, 2021 10:18 IST
Veteran Bollywood actor and director Tariq Shah reportedly died at a private hospital in Mumbai on Saturday (April 3) morning. Some reports claim that the cause of death was double pneumonia. He is survived by his wife, actress Shoma Anand and daughter Sarah. Tariq Shah and Shoma Anand got married in 1987.
Tariq Shah was suffering from kidney problems for the last two years and was also put on dialysis. He was admitted to a private hospital in Mumbai a couple of days back. Reports suggest that Tariq Shah’s last rites will be performed at Mumbai’s Yari Road on Saturday evening.
Photographer Viral Bhayani shared the news of Tariq Shah’s death on Twitter and wrote, “Sad News. Actor-director Tariq Shah of serial ‘Kadwa Sach’ and film ‘Janam Kundali’ fame expired today morning at a private hospital in Mumbai.”
Tariq Shah was known for his films Bahaar Aane Tak, Gumnaam Hai Koi and Mumbai Central. He also directed TV show Kadwa Sach and film Janam Kundli starring Vinod Khanna, Jeetendra, Reena Roy and Anupam Kher. The film released in 1995.