New Delhi, April 23
Veteran actor-filmmaker Lalit Behl, identified for that includes in acclaimed movies like “Titli” and “Mukti Bhawan”, handed away on account of COVID-19 associated complications, his son, director Kanu Behl stated on Friday.
The 71-year-old actor was identified with COVID-19 final week and was getting handled on the Apollo hospital, the place he breathed his final.
“He passed away in the afternoon. He had a history of heart ailments and had COVID, so it got complicated. He had an infection in his lungs which got severe and that, with the previous medical history he had, complicated his health further,” Kanu instructed PTI.
A identified stage actor, Lalit started his profession directing and producing Doordarshan telefilms like “Tapish”, “Aatish”, “Sunehri Jild” and labored on the TV present “Afsane” as an actor.
Some of his current works embody the 2014 drama “Titli”, directed by his son, “Mukti Bhawan”, Amazon Prime Video collection “Made in Heaven” and “Judgementall Hai Kya” in 2019.
Actor Adil Hussain, who performed his son in “Mukti Bhawan”, took to Twitter to condole the actor’s demise.
Extremely saddened by the demise of one in every of my dearest and most revered Co-actors, Lalit Behl jee. Who, so brilliantly performed the daddy in @MuktiBhawan! I really feel the lack of my father once more! Dear Kanu I’m so very sorry to your loss! pic.twitter.com/wfbj22yQgd
— Adil hussain (@_AdilHussain) April 23, 2021
The 2016 movie featured Hussain as a person who decides to accompany his aged father (performed by Lalit) to realize salvation on the ghats of Varanasi.
“Extremely saddened by the demise of one of my dearest and most respected co-actors, Lalit Behl jee. Who, so brilliantly played the father in @MuktiBhawan! I feel the loss of my father again! Dear Kanu I am so very sorry for your loss,” Hussain wrote. PTI