Kalpana Lajmi, renowned filmmaker passes away

Published: September 24, 2018

Kalpana Lajmi (64), the renowned filmmaker, has passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra on September 23, 2018. She was the daughter of painter Lalita Lajmi and niece of filmmaker Guru Dutt. Lajmi was known for working on real subjects Her films were often woman-oriented like “Rudaali”, “Daman”, “Darmiyaan”. Her last movie as a director was “Chingaari” in 2006, based on a novel “The Prostitute and the Postman” by Bhupen Hazarika, who was her partner.

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