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Anant Balani (1962 – 29 August 2003) was a Bollywood film director and screenwriter.

Anant Balani
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Died29 August 2003
Years active1989–2003

He directed films such as Patthar Ke Phool in 1991 which starred Salman Khan and Raveena Tandon in lead roles. He also wrote the script for Insaaf: The Justice, released in 2004.

He died of a heart attack on 29 August 2003 in Mumbai.[1][2] 2003 had been a strenuous year for him and he had finished three films and was working on a fourth at his time of death. Three of the films that he had directed, namely, Joggers' Park, Mumbai Matinee and Ek Din 24 Ghante were released after his death.



  1. ^ "Filmmaker Anant Balani passes away | India News - Times of India".
  2. ^ Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2003: Film, Television, Radio, Theatre, Dance, Music, Cartoons and Pop Culture. 24 October 2008. ISBN 9780786452088.

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