Veteran Journalist And Author Anil Dharker Passes Away; Shobhaa De, Sudhir Mishra, And More Offer Condolence

Well renowned, veteran journalist and author Anil Dharker passed away on Friday after he was hospitalised for a heart ailment. After the tragic demise, his colleagues, writers and admirers offered their condolences on social media

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Veteran Journalist And Author Anil Dharker Passes Away; Shobhaa De, Sudhir Mishra, And More Offer Condolence
Renowned, veteran journalist and author Anil Dharker’s soul departed for his heavenly abode on Friday. According to the author of Death In Mumbai, Meena Baghel said that he was hospitalised for a heart ailment and died in the hospital. After the tragic demise, his colleagues, journalists, writers and admirers offered their condolences on social media. Journalist Shobhaa De tweeted, ‘Goodbye dearest Anil. An elegant mind, a stylish writer, and a loyal friend. You will be missed by all those whose lives you touched. RIP @anildharker’ where Barkha Dutt even reacted to her post, saying, ’OMG’. Even filmmaker Sudhir Mishra is shocked to her hear the sad news as he commented on Shobhaa’s post. 

While Meena is heartbroken with the news, ‘Terrible new about  @anildharker. He has been a big influence in Mumbai journalism and was an unfailingly kind man.’ Former Congress leader Sanjay Jha also took to his Twitter handle and wrote, “I am extremely saddened to hear about the passing away of a lovely human being, always in his immaculate bespoke churidaar-Kurta :Anil Dharker. The ultimate intellectual liberal who made Tata Literature Live event a global brand and loved books. He loved life. We will miss him.”

Anchor Mangalam Maloo also shared an old picture with Anil Dharker which also features cricket legends Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar. He wrote, “RIP Anil Dharker. Your contribution to the world of literature is priceless & unforgettable! Above all, your warm demeanour and tall presence at all literary events will be missed!  Will always remember you as the person who made me meet  @sachin_rt  #RIPAnilDharker @anildharker”


Image source: Twitter/ DeShobhaa
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