Veteran cinematographer Ishwar Bidri, best known for Andaz Apna Apna, passes away aged 87
Ishwar Bidri was also known for films like Yateem, Hathiyar, Batwara and Border among others.
Veteran cinematographer Ishwar Bidri, best known for his work in popular 1990s films like Andaz Apna Apna and Border, died on Sunday morning due to multiple health issues. He was 87.
The noted director of photography breathed his last at a hospital in Karnataka, his son Sanjeev Bidri said.
"He suffered a cardiac arrest when we were at a marriage function in Belgaum, Karnataka on 20 December. We immediately rushed him to KLES Hospital.
"He again suffered a cardiac arrest at the hospital and given his age, it led to multiple health issues. He passed away today at 9.50 am," Sanjeev Bidri told Press Trust of India.
Born in Karnataka's Banhatti town, Ishwar Bidri is best known for his collaboration with filmmaker JP Dutta for whom he shot action dramas like Yateem, Hathiyar, Batwara in the late 1980s and 1998 war epic Border.
The cinematographer also has movies such as Rajkumar Santoshi's cult comedy Andaz Apna Apna (1994) and action thriller Ghatak (1996), and Andaaz, the 2003 romance musical directed by Raj Kanwar, to his credit.
Ishwar Bidri is also survived by his wife.
The last rites took place on Sunday evening in Vijayapura, Karnataka.
Notably, as it is pretty evident that Ajay Devgn is quite selective about choosing his films, there is also a long list of films that were turned down by the Golmaal actor, however, those went on to become big hits.
Directed by Rohit Shetty, Cirkus is an action comedy film based on William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors.
Sooraj Barjatya’s Uunchai offers a rare peek into geriatric friendships and a blueprint for female companionship
Here is how Uunchai talks about geriatric friendships and what we can learn from it.