Renowned writer Sanjay Chouhan, known for films like ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ and ‘I am Kalam’ to his credit, passed away on January 12, Thursday.
As per several media reports, Chouhan succumbed to prolonged liver illness at the age of 62.
A statement from his family informed that the cremation will be held on Friday at the Oshiwara Hindu Shamshan Bhoomi in Mumbai.
Chouhan is survived by his wife Sarita and daughter Sara.
About Sanjay Chouhan
Chouhan was born and brought up in Bhopal where his father worked with the Indian Railways and his mother was a school teacher.
After starting his career as a journalist in Delhi, he moved to Mumbai and thus began his journey in the showbiz after he wrote the television crime series ‘Bhanwar’ in the 1990s.
Sanjay Chouhan’s work in Bollywood
Apart from ‘Paan Singh Tomar’ and ‘I am Kalam’, Chouhan is also credited for co-writing ‘Saheb Biwi Gangster’ with Tigmanshu Dhulia.
He has also written the dialogues for films like ‘Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi’, ‘Dhoop’, ‘Say Salaam India’, and ‘Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara’.