Veteran filmmaker Ram Mukherjee passed away earlier today. Ram Mukherjee was one of the founders of the Filmalaya Studios and also directed Rani Mukherjee's debut movie Biyer Phool in 1996 and later produced Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat in 1997.
He was best known for his work on films like Hum Hindustani which starred Sunil Dutt, Joy Mukherjee and Asha Parekh and Leader starring Dilip Kumar and Vyjayanthimala.
According to sources, he wasn't keeping well for a very long time. The cause of his death is still not known. The cremation ceremony will take place at Vile Parle Pawan Hans at 2 pm today.