|Mumbai, Aug 17 :
The last rites of ace cinematographer Ashok Mehta
were performed here Friday afternoon.
who passed away Aug 15 following lung cancer, was cremated around 1.30
p.m. at the Municipal Hindu Smashan Bhoomi in Santa Cruz
. He was 65.
bevy of Bollywood celebrities
was present to pay their last respect to
one of the country's best cinematographer. Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka
Chopra, Dia Mirza, Shashi Kapoor, Subhash Ghai, Manisha Koirala, Gulshan
Grover, Farah Khan, Arshad Warsi, Raza Murad and Govind Nihalani were
Mehta was known for shooting films like "Bandit
Queen", "36 Chowringhee Lane", "Utsav", " Ram Lakhan
", "Khalnayak" and
M.F. Hausain's " Gaja Gamini