Veteran actor-director Tariq Shah passes away in Mumbai


Actor-director Tariq Shah, who directed TV show Kadwa Sach passed away in Mumbai today morning. He was the husband of veteran TV and film actor Shoma Anand who has worked in films like Hungama and television shows like Hum Paanch. They got married in 1987.

According to media reports, Tariq passed away at a private hospital in Mumbai and the cause of the death is reported to be double pneumonia. Several reports suggest that he was suffering from kidney ailments for a long time and was also put on dialysis. His last rites will be performed at Mumbai's Yari Road on Saturday evening.

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Shah was best known for his TV serial Kadwa Sach and for directing 1995’s film Janam Kundli that starred Vinod Khanna, Jeetendra, Reena Roy and Anupam Kher. Kadwa Sach aired from 1980 to 1981 and had A. K. Hangal, Shoma Anand, Satish Kaul and Anu Dhawan in its cast.

Shah is survived by his wife Shoma and a daughter Sarah.

(Source: Indian Express/Twitter)