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5 minutes agoAuthor: Rajesh Gaba
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Imtiaz Patel, author of Ekta Kapoor’s famous serial ‘Hum Paanch’, died at his residence in Mumbai at 4 pm on Saturday. He was 57 years old. He is survived by his mother, wife, daughter, son and two brothers. On Saturday, at 9:30 pm, he was handed over to the cemetery in Malad, Mumbai. Imtiaz was originally from Bharuch, Gujarat. In Mumbai, he lived in the Malad area.
Health deteriorated in the morning, passed away in the evening
Imtiaz Patel’s nephew Asif Patel told eBioPic that he had swine flu last year. Kovid was thereafter. He was recovered from it. But his health was poor for some time. This morning his health deteriorated and he died at 4 in the evening.
Wrote plays for Gujarati theater
Imtiaz Patel, who wrote 100 plays in Gujarati theater, started writing for TV from the show ‘Padosan’. It was Ekta Kapoor’s first show as a producer. After this, Imtiaz wrote about 350 episodes of the TV’s famous comedy show ‘Hum Paanch’. Also wrote ‘Miracle’, ‘Kabhi Yeh Kabhi Woh’ show. He teamed up with Younus Decoral, directed David Dhawan and also wrote screenplays for Govinda, Sanjay Dutt starrer films ‘Hasina Maan Jaagee’ and ‘Jodi No.1’.