Veteran film editor Waman Bhonsle passed away this morning. Filmmaker Subhash Ghai paid tribute to the legendary editor of his first film Kalicharan on Twitter.
Sharing his grief, Subhash wrote, "RIP WAMAN BHONSLE SIR A GENUIS film editor in my first film KALICHARAN remained my editor teacher in all my films till khalnayak n inspired me to edit my film like TAAL n so on A Great teacher. We @MuktaArtsLtd @Whistling_Woods Remain grateful for good"
RIP WAMAN BHONSLE SIR
A GENUIS film editor in my first film KALICHARAN remained my editor teacher in all my films till khalnayak n inspired me to edit my film like TAAL n so on
A Great teacher
— Subhash Ghai (@SubhashGhai1) April 26, 2021
Waman worked in Hindi cinema from the 1960s to the 1990s. He was considered as one of the most legendary film editors. At the 25th National Film Awards, he won the Best Editing Award for Inkaar.
In his career he worked with many important filmmakers of his times like Raj Khosla, Gulzaar, Subhash Ghai, Shekar Kapur, Ravi Tandon, Mahesh Bhat, Raj Sippy, Anil Ganguly, Sunil Dutt, Vikram Bhat, Ashok Gaikwad, K. Vishwanath. In association with these filmmakers, he edited some blockbuster movies like Mera Gaon Mera Desh, Do Raaste, Inkaar, Dostana, Ghulam, Agneepath, Parichay, Mausam, Aandhi, Hero, Kalicharan, Karz, Saaheb, Ram Lakhan and Saudagar to name a few.