‘Shraddhanjali’ film maker Krishna Chandra Sharma passes away at the age of 89 on the day of Janmashtami 2022

The maker of several superhit films “Meera Shyam” 1976 “Shradhhanjali” “Hukumat” passes away at around 8 on Friday night after suffering from a major heart attack. He was at his age of 89. He will be having his last rite at Santacruz crematorium, Mumbai.

Reported, right after two years of losing his wife his health conditions were deteriorating. He was kept on completely rest, and could barely be seen outside from then.
The maker of several superhit films “Meera Shyam” 1976 “Shradhhanjali” “Hukumat” passes away at around 8 on Friday night after suffering from a major heart attack. He was at his age of 89. He will be having his last rite at Santacruz crematorium, Mumbai.

Be it ‘Tahalka’, ‘Elaan-E-Jung’, ‘Police Wala Gunda’, ‘Jaane bhi Do Yaaron’ and several other, his films were defined and known for “Lights! Camera! Murder”. He was a bosom friend to the highly honoured film maker B.R. Chopra.

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His last film was Genius released on 24th of Aug, 2018 that sustained predominantly in Bollywood.

KC Sharma’s films have starred eminent actors of Bollywood Dharmendra, Akshay Kumar and others ; Dharmendra in Hukumat (1987), Akshay Kumar in Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo (2004).

His daughter is law Suman Sharma says
‘He died on Friday night at around 8:00 pm; he had a heart attack. He was also suffering from dementia for a few years. His funeral will take place in Mumbai’s Santacruz today.’ as reported by indianexpress.com

He is the father to Anil Sharma, a well known director for his renowned film “Gadar: Ek Prem Katha”. Presently, he is g Apne 2 which will be starting Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol and his son Utkarsh Sharma.

On his father’s mournful departure Anil Sharma comments, ‘It is with deep sadness and sorrow that I inform you of the passing away of my beloved father, Shri Krishnachandra Sharmaji on 19th August, 2022. Our beloved and respected Mathura-wasi Shri Krishnachandra has left for the heavenly abode on the occasion of Janmashtami. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Krishna and I would request you all to please pray for his departed soul.’

‘Shri Krishnachandra will always be remembered for his big-budget, multistarrer hits including Tahalka, Jawaab and Policewala Gunda amongst others. His last film as a producer was Genius (2018) featuring his grandson Utkarsh Sharma.’ he adds.

KC Sharma’s son, Anil Sharma, is also known as a successful filmmaker, famous for directing Gadar: EK Prem Katha, and is now also be releasing Apne 2, which will star Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Karan Deol and the filmmaker’s son Utkarsh Sharma will be hitting the screen in 2022.