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Rani Mukerji's father Ram Mukerji who was also a director passed away

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 22 October 2017, 14:02 IST
Rani Mukerji's father Ram Mukerji

Bollywood actor Rani Mukerji's father Ram Mukerji who was also a veteran director has passed away on 22nd October morning at 4 am at his residence.

Ram played a prominent role in as director, producer, screenwriter. He had also contributed to Hindi and Bengali cinema with his works.

He was known for his movies Hum Hindustani (1960) and Leader (1964), featuring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala and was one of the founders of Filmalaya Studios in Mumbai.

Few people knows that he has also directed his daughter debut film Biyer Phool in 1996.

Ram's son Raja has also assisted him in a few films before making his acting debut with Bidhatar Khela (2007).

Interestingly, his wife Krishna Mukerji is a playback singer.

The cause of his death is yet to be revealed.

First published: 22 October 2017, 14:02 IST
 
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