News|July 25, 2012 3:51 pm

Writer Director BR Ishara is no more

The hindi film industry is not even over the death of our beloved Rajesh Khan and the recent news is that the reowned writer director BR Ishara passed away at local hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday morning. He was recently diagnosed with tuberculosis and was undergoing treatment at criticare hospital in Juhu.

BR Ishara was the person to start the trend of bold themes in Hindi cinema and is also known to be the first director to have started the tradition of shooting in Bungalows. Ishara shot Chetana, starred Rehana Sultan, at Suhel Bungalow. The film was completed in 25 days.

He was popularly known as Babu started his movie career as a tea boy. In his career, he made made over 34 films including Chetna, Hum Do Hamare Do, Charitra, Aurat, Kaaran. He also introduced stars like Parveen Babi and Bappi Lahri to the industry.

He brought cricketer of 70s, Salim Durrani in to the films and made Charitra where he introduced Parveen Bobby also. He gave chances to many new comers including Danny,Rakesh Pandey, Rehana Sultana, Vijay Arora, Jaya Bhaduri, Amitabh Bachchan, Reena Roy, Shatrughan Sinha.