President condoles passing away of veteran filmmaker, Hrishikesh Mukherjee

for President's Secretariat | Date - 28-08-2006

The President, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, has condoled the passing away of the veteran film director and Dada Saheb Phalke Award winner, Shri Hrishikesh Mukherjee.

In a condolence message, the President has said, “In the passing away of Shri Hrishikesh Mukherjee, the Indian film industry has lost a popular filmmaker whose movies moved the audience emotionally. His films were known for their simplicity and examined human nature in all its aspects.”


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