Veteran cinematographer Rajen Kothari died of a cardiac arrest yesterday. Reportedly, the 60 year old cinematographer was rushed to a hospital after he suffered an attack at the Subhash Ghai’s Whistling Woods International film school. He was the head of the cinematography department of the film school. He is survived by his wife, son and daughter.
He won the Filmfare Award for Best Cinematographer in 1991 for Ghayal. He has worked as a cinematographer for 26 films, including Well Done Abba, Zubeida, Blue Oranges, Welcome to Sajjanpur, and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero