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Last Updated 20.10.2018 | 9:11 AM IST
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Cinematographer Rajen Kothari passes away

Well-known cinematographer Rajen Kothari, who has worked on films like Ghayal, Zubeida, Welcome To Sajjanpur, etc. died yesterday due to a massive heart-attack. He was 60 years old.


Kothari, who was heading the cinematography department at Subhash Ghai’s Whistling Woods International film school since the last 7 years, collapsed at the school itself when he suffered a heart-attack yesterday evening. Even though he was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, he was declared dead.


B-town celebs expressed their grief on Twitter. Shabana Azmi tweeted, “Cinematographer Rajen Kothari no more- too young to go. An excellent DOP and a fine man. We did Godmother 2gether. Condolences to the family” Subhash Ghai also tweeted, “Cinematography GURU Rajen Kothari head of whistling woods for last 7 years passed away. Unbearable loss of God’s Good Soul cannot b expressed”


We at Bollywood Hungama offer our heartfelt condolences to Rajen Kothari’s family members.

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