Senior filmmaker & actor Lekh Tandon passed away

Senior filmmaker and actor Lekh Tandon passed away on Sunday at the age of 88 years.

He was known for making movies like Amrapali, Ek Baar Kaho and Doosri Dulhan.

Lekh Tandon is also said to be the one who discovered Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan. He gave a career break to Shahrukh in his first television serial Dil Dariya in 1988.

Lekh Tandon also worked in memorable movies such as Swades, Rang De Basanti, Chennai Express and Chaarfutiya Chhokare.

Bollywood film industry mourned the death of the senior member.

Filmmakers Shekhar Kapur, Ashutosh Gowarikar, singer Lata Mangeshkar and many others expressed their grief.

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