Aamir Khan’s father Tahir Hussain passes away at 79


MUMBAI: Actor Aamir Khan’s father – filmmaker-writer-director Tahir Hussain – passed away on 2 Feburary, 2010. He was 79 years old.

Hussain, who contributed a great deal to the Hindi film industry as a producer, writer and director, died of a cardiac arrest in Mumbai.

He produced films like Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke, Dulha Bikta Hai, Zakhmee, Anamika and Caravan. His directorial debut was Tum Mere Ho starring Aamir and Juhi Chawla in 1990.

Tahir is survived by his wife Zeenat, sons Aamir and Faisal and daughters Farhat and Nikhat.

Aamir and wife Kiran, who are in the US to attend the Sundance Film Festival, are expected to arrive by tomorrow after which the funeral will be held.

We at Businessofcinema.com offer our heartfelt condolence to the entire Khan family.