Late Bollywood director and producer who won a Best Director Filmfare Award for 1996's Kanoon.
He directed his first film A News Piece in 1944.
He won Lifetime Achievement awards from the Filmfare Awards, the Bombay International Film Festival, and the Screen Weekly Awards.
He had a son named Ravi and two daughters.
He produced the 2008 film Bhoothnath, which starred Amitabh Bachchan.