Feb 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Yesteryear s renowned producer Tahir Hussain, father of the famous Bollywood actors Aamir Khan and Faisal Khan passed away in city of Mumbai following a heart attack.
Producer of hit films like ‘Caravan’, ‘Anamika’ and ‘Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke’, Tahir Hussain had also written and directed the movie ‘Tum Mere Ho’ in which his son Aamir played the lead role.
Tahir has four children Aamir Khan, Faisal Khan, Nikhat Khan and Farhat Khan. Last the media heard of Tahir Hussain was when he was embroiled with his famous son, actor Aamir Khan over the custody of Faisal Khan who was then supposedly being treated for schizophrenia.
Though being born and brought up in India he was connected to Pashtuns of Afghanistan and is also a descendant of the great Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad.
-Chandana H Buch/ Sampurn Wire