RIP: Mission Kashmir, Fiza producer Pradeep Guha passes away at 44

In a shocking turn of events, “Fiza” producer Pradeep Guha, who was critically ill, passed away on Saturday. The 9X Media Managing Director was diagnosed with advanced-stage liver cancer around three weeks ago and was under treatment. The news of his demise was shared by Manoj Bajpayee.

Taking it to Twitter, Bajpayee wrote, “Deeply shocked and saddened to hear about my friend @guhapradeep’s passing away !! May you rest in peace Pradeep,” he tweeted. Subhash Ghai, who had also shared a tweet earlier praying for Guha’s speedy recovery, mourned the Fiza producer’s demise. He wrote, “Goodbye my friend #Pradeep Guha I will always be indebted for your genuine love and support to I needed and we all @Whistling_Woods international 4 your enriched guidance as a director on board since its birth. U were the makers of many in our industry. RIP MY FRIEND”

Many, including singer Adnan Sami, filmmaker Subhash Ghai and author Suhel Seth, mourned his passing.


A few days ago, Guha’s family released a statement stating about the deterioration in his health. “Unfortunately, the aggressive nature of the disease has led to rapid deterioration in his condition. The next 48-72 hours are critical. He was put on the ventilator early this morning and is in ICU in Kokilaben Ambani Hospital”.

For the unversed, Pradeep Guha is known for producing movies like Karisma Kapoor starrer Fiza, Hrithik Roshan’s Mission Kashmir, and Phir Kabhi etc.