Filmmaker Jagmohan Mundhra dies at 62

Mumbai, Sept 4 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS) Director Jagmohan Mundhra died at a hospital in Mumbai on Sunday morning. He was 62.

According to family sources, Mundhra was suffering from internal bleeding and admitted to the hospital recently.

[ReviewAZON asin=”B0016GON4Q” display=”inlinepost”]Born on Oct 29, 1948 in Nagpur, Mundhra was best known for his women-centric and issue-oriented films like Nandita Das-starrer Bawandar and Aishwarya Rai-starrer Provoked.

After Suraag, and Kamla, Mundhra in the late 1980s and the 1990s directed a string of horror and erotic thrillers, including The Jigsaw Murders (1988), Halloween Night (1988), Night Eyes (1990), L.A. Goddess (1993), Sexual Malice (1994) and Tales of the Kama Sutra 2: Monsoon (1998).

Beginning with Bawandar (2000), which he directed under the name Jagmohan, Mundhra was back to issue-oriented films.

He was to start shooting a film on plight of Dalit women titled ‘Kissa Kutte Ka’ by end of September.

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