He is an Indian writer and actor born in 1927, in India. He is prominently known for his work in ‘Lalkar (the challenge)’ (1972) and ‘Ram bharose’. He has written stories for movies such as Charas in (1976), Badal. He has also written and produced ‘Ram bharose’ in 1985. An engineer by qualification, Moti Sagar also had a penchant for writing since his childhood. He proved himself at the age of 23, when his film Humrahi, starring
was a silver jubilee hit. He explored his other passion for acting, directing and producing.
He is not just a famous writer but has also produced some hit movies like 1. Baadal (1985) 2. Hum Tere Ashiq Hain (1979); and has produced and directed Prerana in (1984). Moti Sagar came entered the industry along with his cousin - Motilal, Mukesh and Tara Harish. He is the father of famous playback singers
and Namita, brother to Subhash Sagar and Anand Sagar, nephews of Shakti Sagar, Jyoti Sagar, and son to a famous film director
. The famous Sagar films were established in 1950 by Ramanand Sagar and was popularly known as Sagar arts. It is a movie and a Television Company based in Mumbai, India, owned by the Sagar family.
It also has a dubbing studio that has dubbed hundreds of foreign television programs, films, and documentaries. Moti Sagar has produced many movies like 1971(2007), Salma (1985), Prem Bandhan (1979), Charas (1976), Lalkaar (1972), Geet, Jalte Bandan (1973).They have also produced many blockbuster movies, and famous TV series such as Kahaniyan Vikram our Betaaal Ki (remake) for colors, Jai Ma Durga for star plus, Ramayan(2012 TV series) for ZEE TV, Arsiaan for Sony TV, Mahima Shani Dev Ki for NDTV Imagine,
for STAR Plus,
for NDTV Imagine.
They also produced some fantasy series like Hatim, “Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan", and "
Princess Dollie Aur Uska Magic Bag
". Their most popular shows were
Vikram Aur Betaal
, Ramayan, and Jai Jai Jai Bajrang Bali for Sahara One. The famous show
co-produced with ZEE TV is an ongoing project of Sagar films. Moti Sagar was loved by many people for the way he worked and created stories for his movies. He was a very famous story writer, actor, director, and producer. He used to reside in his home called Sagar villa in Mumbai and passed away on 15 March 1999 in Mumbai at the age of 72.