New Delhi: Veteran actor-filmmaker Lalit Behl, known for his works in critically acclaimed films like “Titli” and “Mukti Bhawan”, has died. He succumbed to coronavirus, his son, director Kanu Behl said on Friday.
“He passed away in the afternoon. He had a history of heart ailments and had COVID, so it got complicated. He had an infection in his lungs which got severe and that, with the previous medical history he had, complicated his health further,” Kanu told PTI.
Lalit began his career as a stage actor and also went on to direct and produce projects like “Tapish”, “Aatish” and “Sunehri Jild”.
Actor Adil Hussain, who portrayed the role of his son in one of his recent projects “Mukti Bhawan”, took to Twitter to condole the actor’s demise.
“Extremely saddened by the demise of one of my dearest and most respected Co-actors, Lalit Behl jee. Who, so brilliantly played the father in @MuktiBhawan! I feel the loss of my father again! Dear Kanu I am so very sorry for your loss!” he wrote.
As an actor, he also featured in some of the most brilliant recent projects like Made in Heaven and Judgementall Hai Kya.