Producer Abdul Gaffar Nadiadwala, often known as Gaffarbhai, handed away on Monday morning. He is the daddy of Firoz Nadiadwala, and uncle of Sajid Nadiadwala, additionally producers. As per reviews, the filmmaker died resulting from cardiac arrest whereas he was being handled at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. He was in his early nineties and was admitted to the hospital for a while owing to age-related well being points together with diabetes and bronchial asthma. Condoling his death, Ajay Devgn shared a tweet, remembering him as a part of the ‘golden period of cinema’.

“Deepest condolences on the passing of Shri Gaffarbhai Nadiadwala. My father & he have been associates through the golden period of our cinema. Shanti AG Nadiadwala saab. My condolences to the Nadiadwala household,” Devgn posted.

Abdul Gaffar Nadidadwala’s funeral will happen as we speak within the night at Vile Parle crematorium floor.


AG Nadiadwala has been a part of the film business because the 50s. His first film as a producer was Jhutha Sach (1984), which starred Dharmendra and Rekha within the lead roles. He can also be credited because the producer of movies like Lahoo Ke Do Rang, Aa Gale Lag Jaa, Shankar Shambhu, Watan Ke Rakhwale, Sone Pe Suhaaga, amongst others. Nadiadwala has additionally backed Welcome and Akshay Kumar-Suneil Shetty’s Awaara Pagal Deewana, and Hera Pheri, which as we speak has earned a cult standing in relation to comedy. He can also be credited as the one producer to have made a film on the Mahabharat, in 1965, that featured Pradeep Kumar and Dara Singh.

Recently, his son producer Mushtaq Nadiadwala had filed a petition, searching for route from the Indian authorities to facilitate the protected return of his nine-year-old son and six-year-old daughter from Pakistan. As per a report in PTI, he claimed that his two minor youngsters have been illegally detained by his spouse, who  too was being held within the neighbouring nation, by her influential household.