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Renowned filmmaker Sanjay Gadhvi, best known for his work on the Dhoom film series, passed away at the age of 56 due to a sudden cardiac arrest at his Mumbai residence on Sunday, November 19. The news was shared by his daughter, Sanjina Gadhvi. Gadhvi, who would have turned 57 in just three days, left a significant mark on the Indian film industry.
Gadhvi’s filmmaking journey began with his directorial debut in 2000 with “Tere Liye,” initially titled “Tu Hi Bataa.” Despite going unnoticed, it paved the way for his association with Yash Raj Films, marking the start of a career that would shape Bollywood’s action genre.
His collaboration with Yash Raj Films continued with “Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai” in 2002, a film that achieved moderate success. However, it was in 2004 that Sanjay Gadhvi captured widespread attention with the action thriller “Dhoom.” The film’s success led to the 2006 sequel, “Dhoom 2,” for which he received the 2007 Stardust Award in the “Hottest Young Film Maker” category.
Gadhvi’s directorial prowess extended beyond his notable Dhoom series, showcasing his ability to handle star-studded casts. “Dhoom 2” featured Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra, Rimi Sen, along with the addition of Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, and Bipasha Basu.
Abhishek Bachchan, one of the lead actors in Gadhvi’s films, paid a moving tribute, acknowledging the director for giving him his first-ever hit. Admirers of Gadhvi’s impact on the film industry will remember him not only through his successful projects but also through the talent he nurtured and the cinematic experiences he crafted.