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Grieving for Kalpana Lajmi

By Rediff Movies
September 27, 2018 16:50 IST
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Family and friends mourn the film-maker's passing.

Kalpana Lajmi passed away on Sunday, September 23, after a long illness.

Her family organised a prayer meet for the late director on Wednesday, September 23.


Lalita Lajmi -- Kalpana's mother is a well-known painter and the late legend Guru Dutt's only sister -- with her son Captain Devdas Lajmi and his wife Joanna.


Waheeda Rehman.


Waheedaji condoles with Lalithaji.


Film historian Nasreen Munni Kabir, left, and well-known movie commentator Bhavana Somaaya, right, with Waheedaji.


Ila Arun.


Ishita Arun.


Neena Gupta with Ila Arun.


Shyam Benegal, Kalpana's uncle, extreme left.


Soni Razdan and her daughter Alia Bhatt are said to have taken care of many of Kalpana's hospital expenses.

Kalpana and Soni were great buddies who caught the latest movie release at the multiplex every Friday or Saturday.


Beena Aziz.


Arif Zakaria had a stellar role in Kalpana's Darmiyaan/


Dolly Thakore, centre.


Anju Mahendroo.


K K Raina.

Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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