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Ace Cinematographer Ashok Mehta's funeral takes place here in mumbai this morning Actors like Arjun Rampal,Gulshan Grover,Priyanka Chopra,Arshad Warsi,Farah Khan and more were at the last journey of him. One of Ashok Mehta's last appearances was at Whistling Woods, where he reached on a wheelchair. He was suffering from an advanced form of lung cancer, but his spirit, as always, remained indomitable. A man with flair - whether it was with his way of using light or wearing his signature hat - he has been credited with brining in a certain finesse in our films. A quick look at his repertoire is revealing - Aparna Sen's 36 Chowringhee Lane, Paroma, Shekhar Kapur's Bandit Queen, Shyam Benegal's Mandi and Trikaal - which is shot almost entirely in candle light, Shashi Kapoor's Utsav, Subhash Ghai's Ram Lakhan, Khalnayak and Kisna and M F Hussain's Gaja Gamini.