Mississippi Burning director Alan Parker passes away at 76; Anurag Kashyap, Madhur Bhandarkar pay tributes

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Alan Parker passes away at 76& 

Film fraternity has misplaced on the best filmmakers of all time, Alan Parker. Bollywood administrators Anurag Kashyap, and Madhur Bhandarkar on Friday paid tribute to the late icon on social media.

The British filmmaker was extremely appreciated and was recognized for his wide-ranging tackle filmmaking kinds, and genres. The information of his demise was confirmed by the British Film Institute on Friday, noting he died after a protracted sickness, cited Variety. He was 76.

Upon the information, among the many first to react was ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ director Kashyap who took to his Twitter deal with and wrote: “Alan Parker” together with a damaged coronary heart emoticon.

Within seconds, director Bhandarkar additionally paid his respect to the late icon on the micro-blogging web site and dubbed him as certainly one of Bhandarkar’s “favourite” director.

“RIP Alan Parker. One of my favorite Filmmaker, you have been such a great inspiration for filmmakers Globally, thank you for the wonderful films, sir, Your films are gonna live forever,” he tweeted alongside posters of late director’s films.

Parker was massively appreciated for his exceptionally wide-ranging tackle movies starting from musicals ‘Bugsy Malone’ (1976) to true story dramas like Midnight Express (1978) to household dramas together with Shoot the Moon (1982) and even to horrors and thrillers like Angel Heart (1987) and The Life of David Gale (2003).

A grasp in all of the genres, Parker was twice Oscar-nominated for greatest director, for Midnight Express and Mississippi Burning.

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