Rani Mukherjee bereaved. Lost her father filmmaker Ram Mukherjee in Mumbai early morning on Sunday. Ram was a film director, producer, and screenwriter in Hindi and Bengali cinema. He was also one of the founder members of the Filmalaya Studios in Mumbai.
Mr. Mukherjee will be remembered best for films like Hum Hindustani (1960) and Leader (1964) starring Dilip Kumar.
Mukherjee was a great influence for daughter Rani when it came to choosing a career in acting. He directed Rani in her Bengali debut Biyer Phool with superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee in 1996. He later also produced her debut film in Hindi, Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat in 1997.
Many from the industry turned up to pay their respects to the veteran filmmaker. Here are the pictures: