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  • | July 6th, 2011

    Mani Kaul passes away

    Mani Kaul passes away

    Noted filmmaker Mani Kaul, a pioneer of ‘new’ Indian cinema, passed away this morning in New Delhi
    Mani Kaul, 66, died this morning at 1am at his home in New Delhi after a prolonged illness. He had been hospitalised earlier and was discharged on Tuesday night, his family said. Born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, to a Kashmiri family, Kaul was ranked among the filmmakers who contributed to ‘new’ Indian cinema with their exemplary productions. His uncle was well-known actor-director Mahesh Kaul. Mani Kaul began his career with Uski Roti (1970), which won him the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Film. His Ashad Ka ek Din (1971), Duvidha (1973) and Idiot (1992), starring Shahrukh Khan, also won honours. Click here to read more