B-Town mourns the death of veteran filmmaker Lekh Tandon


Veteran Filmmaker and actor Lekh Tandon who directed iconic films like Amrapali, passed away on Sunday at his Powai residence in Mumbai.  He was 88 years. Many B town celebs took to twitter to pay tribute  to the legendary filmmaker.

Celebs like Rishi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Ashutosh Gowarikerm, Shekhar Kapur and  others paid homage to the visionary. 

Actor Shabana Azmi wrote, “Sad that #LekhTandon passed away but wonderful that he did so with his boots on. He was working on his latest film with a newcomers zeal. RIP

Rishi Kapoor tweeted R.I.P. Lekh Tandon Ji, directed “Prince”, “Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaaye” etc… was my father’s assistant.”

Lata Mangeshkar who had voiced number of songs in his film said “Abhineta aur film nirdeshak Lekh Tandon ji ka aaj swargwas hua.Ye sunke mujhe bahut dukh hua.Meri unko vinamra shraddhanjali,”

Ashutosh Gowarikar who worked with the veteran filmmaker in his film Swades that starred Shah Rukh Khan also paid tribute to the filmmaker by writing, “Very VERSATILE Director who gave several HITS! Was privileged to work with u in Swades! Will always miss ur gentleness Sir! RIP #LekhTandon.”

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur too made sure to extend his last wishes to the filmmaker “Goodbye #LekhTandon Extraordinary film maker/story teller of his times. Never ever refused an actor at his doorstep some warmth advice & tea.”


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