Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Aamir Khan’s father Tahir Hussain passed away by cardiac arrest

Hindi movie lovers know Tahir Hussain as the father of Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and I think that he felt proud to say that he is the father of Aamir Khan. However, the question is that how many of you would know him as a filmmaker. Now, I will give you sad news that this legendary film maker is no more alive in this world. He passed away by following a cardiac attack on Tuesday and entered in an eternal world. He was early 70s when he breathed his last. It is really a great shock for all Hindi movie lovers. That is why, Bollywood pays tribute to Tahir Hussain. Aamir Khan is now in US with his wife to promote his film Peepli Live at the Sundance Festival. He is expected to return in India today on Wednesday. After the return of Aamir Khan, funeral will take place.

Tahir Hussain’s ancestors are Pashtuns of Afghanistan but he was born in India. Tahir Hussain started his career in the film industry as an assistant director in Tumsa Nahin Dekha and Dil De Ke Dekho in 1957. He worked along with his brother. He has directed many hit films where Aamir Khan acted in a lead role. One of the famous hit movies is 'Hum Hai Rahi Pyaar Ke'. Other hit films which was directed by him are 'Madhosh', Anamika', 'Zakhmee' and 'Hum Hai Rahi Pyaar Ke'.

He is physically dead but he has become eternal because of his work. We will remember him with great respect and honor.

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