Deepika Padukone, Vidya Balan, Rani Mukerji pay final tribute to filmmaker Pradeep Sarkar

Pradeep Sarkar. Image Credit: Screengrabs from video

Mumbai/IBNS: Members of the Hindi film fraternity including Deepika Padukone and Vidya Balan paid their last respects to filmmaker Pradeep Sarkar on Friday evening. He was 67.

Balan, who made her film debut with Pradeep Sarkar’s critically acclaimed film Parineeta, was present at the funeral along with he husband Siddharth Roy Kapur.

Deepika Padukone, who worked with the late filmmaker in Lafangey Parindey attended the funeral.

Rani Mukerji, who collaborated with Pradeep Sarkar on films like Laaga Chunari Mein Daag and Mardaani, was present at well.

Besides, Neil Nitin Mukesh, who worked with the late filmmaker in the 2010 film Lafangey Parindey, also paid his final respects to the filmmaker.

Pradeep Sarkar, who was on dialysis, was rushed to a hospital after his condition deteriorated last night.

He passed away in the hospital at 3:30 am.

Apart from Parineeta and Mardaani, Sarkar directed Laaga Chunari Mein Daag, Lafangey Parindey, and Helicopter Eela.

Some of the web series he directed are Arranged Marriage, Forbidden Love.