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Kalpana Lajmi dead: A pictorial tribute to the filmmaker

Kalpana Lajmi, who passed away on Sunday morning, was a director, producer and screenwriter

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Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi died in Mumbai on Sunday after fighting kidney cancer for the last few years.

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Kalpana Lajmi helmed films like Rudaali, Chingaari, Ek Pal and Daman among others.

about Kalpana Lajmi

She made her feature film debut in 1986 with Ek Pal (A Moment), starring Shabana Azmi and Naseeruddin Shah.

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Her last film was the 2006 film titled Chingari, starring Sushmita Sen.

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Kalpana Lajmi was the daughter of painter Lalita Lajmi and niece of filmmaker Guru Dutt.

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She debuted as an assistant director under veteran director and relative Shyam Benegal.