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Director Faisal Saif passes away at 47 after suffering from multiple organ failure

Director Faisal Saif, known for Hrishita Bhatt starrer Jigyaasa breathed his last on September 13. He was 47 years.

India TV Entertainment Desk Written By: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi Updated on: September 15, 2022 23:17 IST
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Director Faisal Saif breathed his last on September 13 (Tuesday) in Mumbai. He was not keeping well for the past one month and died due to multiple organ failures. He was 47 years old. His last rites were performed on the same day at Byculla's graveyard. He began his film career as an assistant director on Aur Ek Prem Kahani, Angaar and Grahan. Faisal is known for his works with horror themes including Jigyaasa starring Hrishita Bhatt.

It was called the year's most controversial feature film, and was rumored to be based on the life of Indian actress Mallika Sherawat. However, Faisal Saif dismissed such reports. The film also starred Kader Khan, Varsha Usgaonkar, Milind Gunaji, Vikas Kalantri, Mukesh Tiwari, Jaya Bhattacharya, Rakesh Bedi and Anupam Shyam.

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Saif made his first feature film Come December in 2003 which received the International Special Award of Cultural Vision in storytelling from the Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival. He is also known for his film Paanch Ghantey Mien Paanch Crore featuring Pakistani actress Meera.

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On 20 November 2014, Saif was supposed to enter the Indian reality show Bigg Boss as a Wild Card contestant but he refused. 

The untimely death of Faisal Saif has left the entire industry shocked. 

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