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Film Producer dies of COVID, brother claims hospitals denied bed

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Mumbai, Jun 06, 2020: Bollywood producer Anil Suri, who bankrolled films such as the Raaj Kumar-Rekha starrer Karmayogi and Raaj Tilak, passed away due to coronavirus recently, according to a report by PTI. He was 77 years old.



Anil’s brother, film producer Rajiv Suri, said he had fever on 2 June, but his condition worsened the next day with breathlessness.

“He was rushed to top hospitals Lilavati and Hinduja, but both denied him a bed,” Rajiv claimed.

“After both the hospitals denied my brother a bed, he was then taken to Advanced Multispeciality Hospital on Wednesday night. He was diagnosed with COVID-19. On Thursday (4 June) evening, they said something is amiss, and he was put on ventilator. He died around 7 pm,” Rajiv Suri told PTI.

The last rites of Anil Suri were held on Friday morning at Oshiwara cremation ground. Besides Rajiv, Anil Suri is survived by wife and two children.


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