Veteran Director-Actor Lekh Tandon Is No More

Director-actor Lekh Tandon breathed his last at his Powai home this evening. He was 88

Lekh Tandon, the filmmaker who directed Shah Rukh Khan in his early television appearances and then shared the screen with him in films like Swades and Chennai Express, is no more. He was 88.

Lekh Tandon passed away this evening at his Powai home.

lekh tandon and shah rukh khan in swades
Lekh Tandon In Swades

The filmmaker had won a Filmfare Best Screenplay Award for his 1978 movie Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaye and had directed many television serials as well.

Lekh Tandon was among the first people to support superstar Shah Rukh and he had signed him up for television serials like Dil Darya and Doosra Kewal.

Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit took to Twitter just moments ago to offer his condolences to Lekh Tandon’s family.


Tandon’s filmography comprises Professor (1962), Amrapali (1966), Do Rahain, Uttarayan, to name a few.

He has also acted in movies including Swades, Paheli, Rang de Basanti and Chennai Express.


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