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Cinematographer Ishwar Bidri passes away in Belagavi

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Veteran cinematographer Ishwar Bidri, best known for his work in popular 1990s films like “Andaz Apna Apna” and “Border”, died on Sunday morning due to multiple health issues at KLES Hospital Belagavi. He was 87.

He suffered a cardiac arrest while he was attending at marriage and was admitted to hospital on December 20.

Born in Karnataka’s Banhatti town, Ishwar Bidri is best known for his collaboration with filmmaker JP Dutta for whom he shot action dramas like “Yateem”, Hathiyar”, “Batwara” in the late 1980s and 1998 war epic “Border”.

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The cinematographer also has movies such as Rajkumar Santoshi’s cult comedy “Andaz Apna Apna” (1994) and action thriller “Ghatak” (1996), and “Andaaz”, the 2003 romance musical directed by Raj Kanwar, to his credit.

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