New Delhi: Veteran actor-filmmaker Lalit Behl, recognized for that includes in acclaimed movies like Titli and Mukti Bhawan, handed away as a result of COVID-19 associated issues, his son, director Kanu Behl stated on 23 April.
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 handed away within the afternoon. He had a historical past of coronary heart illnesses and had COVID, so it obtained sophisticated. He had an an infection in his lungs which obtained extreme and that, with the earlier medical historical past he had, sophisticated his well being additional,” Kanu Behl advised PTI.
A recognized 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. A few of his latest works embody the 2014 drama Titli, directed by his son, Mukti Bhawan, Amazon Prime Video sequence 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. 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.
Extraordinarily saddened by the demise of certainly one 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! Expensive Kanu I’m so very sorry to your loss! pic.twitter.com/wfbj22yQgd
— Adil hussain (@_AdilHussain) April 23, 2021
“Extraordinarily saddened by the demise of certainly one 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! Expensive Kanu I’m so very sorry to your loss,” Hussain wrote.