UPDATED: April 22, 2021 13:44 IST
Cinematographer Johny Lal died due to Covid-19 related complications on April 21. Lal breathed his last at his home in Mumbai. The cinematographer worked in films like Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein and Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai, among others. R Madhavan and Tusshar Kapoor took to social media to pay tribute to the veteran cinematographer.
JOHNY LAL DIED OF COVID-19
Johny Lal died on Wednesday, April 21, in Mumbai. The veteran cinematographer was diagnosed with Covid-19 a couple of weeks ago when he was shooting for some project. According to news reports, he died of some Covid-19 complications. The industry is mourning the sad demise of the cinematographer.
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WHAT DID R MADHAVAN POST ON JOHNY LAL’S DEATH?
R Madhavan took to Twitter to pay tribute to Johny Lal, who was the director of photography on his debut Hindi film Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein. Sharing a photo of the late cinematographer, Madhavan wrote, “The Saga of tragedies continues & we lost a wonderful man-The DOP of RHTDM. RIP Johny Lal sir. Your gentleness, kindness and brilliance will be so missed. You so beautifully managed to bring out our souls in RHTDM & now yours makes its way to the heavens. Heartbroken and aghast (sic).”
HOW DID TUSSHAR KAPOOR PAY TRIBUTE TO JOHNY LAL?
Tusshar Kapoor remembered Johny from the days of his debut film, Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai. He also shared a photo of Lal and wrote, “RIP Johnny sir! Thank you for making #mujhekucchkehnahai look like the way it did, fresh even today! Thank you for making my rawness and imperfection, look natural and youthful, during the filming of my 1st film! (sic).”
Johny was a renowned cinematographer in Bollywood. He worked on several Hindi films including Urvashi Rautela’s Virgin Bhanupriya (2020), Arbaz Khan’s Main Zaroor Aaounga (2019), Govinda and Salman Khan’s Partner (2007), John Abraham and Suniel Shetty’s Lakeer (2004) and Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor’s Yaadein (2001), among others.