Ashok Mehta tribute at Whistling Woods International

Subhash Ghai to pay homage to the late cinematographer-filmmaker with seminars and screenings on August 27

Filmmaker Subhash Ghai is set to organise a day-long tribute here in honour of late cinematographer Ashok Mehta, who passed away recently. It will be held August 27 at his media and film institute Whistling Woods International, said a press statement. There will be exhibitions and seminars on Mehta’s works. His directorial debut Moksh will also be screened in the presence of its lead actors Arjun Rampal and Manisha Koirala

Mehta, who breathed his last August 15 following advanced lung cancer, was among one of India’s best known cinematographers. He had shot films like Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen, Shyam Benegal’s Mandi and Trikaal, Aparna Sen’s 36 Chowringhee Lane and Paroma, Shashi Kapoor’s Utsav and MF Husain’s Gaja Gamini. Ghai and Mehta worked together on films like Ram Lakhan (1989), Khal Nayak (1993) and Kisna (2005).

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