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Veteran film director Kalpataru passes away at 78

Kalpataru, born as K Parvez, directed several movies such as Ghar Dwaar and Khoon Ka Badla Khoon

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai 

Veteran film director Kalpataru, who worked in several hit movies such as Ghar Dwaar, Khoon Ka Badla Khoon, Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani and Bade Ghar Ki Beti passed away at a hospital in Santacruz West on Sunday evening. He was 78.

Kalpataru, born as K Parvez, was admitted to the hospital a few days ago. According to family sources, he had been unwell for the past few years.

K Parvez, who started his career at the age of 18, made his real mark on family cinema when he made the highly successful Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani, and thereafter starting a trend of 'Ghar...' films.

He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

First Published: Sun, May 17 2015. 20:00 IST