Mumbai: Filmmaker Ram Mukerjee, father of actor Rani Mukerji, passed away early Sunday morning. He was 84.
The filmmaker was not keeping well for a long time.
According to sources close to the family, after his blood pressure dropped drastically, he was taken to a hospital. He was pronounced dead around 5 am.
Ram had directed films such as, Hum Hindustani and Leader, starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala.
He had also directed and produced Rani's debut film, Biyer Phool in 1996.
The filmmaker will be cremated Sunday.