Cassian Baliarsingh

The director of Yash Raj Films’ blockbuster movie ‘Dhoom’, Sanjay Gadhvi passed away at his residence on Sunday morning. He was only 56. 

He is best known for the Dhoom franchise of Yash Raj Films. He had directed Dhoom starring John Abraham. He had also directed Dhoom 2 starring Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan.

The news of his death was informed by his elder daughter Sanjina. According to Sanjina, the director was "perfectly healthy". However, he passed away at 9.30 am this morning at his residence. 

"We are not sure what it is, but it is most likely a heart attack. He wasn't unwell, he was perfectly healthy," Sanjina told PTI.
Gadhvi made his directorial debut in 2000 with "Tere Liye", which he followed up with 2002's "Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai", his first project with Yash Raj Films.

Besides Sanjini, Gadhvi is survived by his wife and another daughter.