Lekh Tandon was a professional Actor, Director, Screenwriter.
Here are physical appearance details of Lekh Tandon:
Eye Colour of Lekh Tandon
Hair Colour of Lekh Tandon
Height (approx.) of Lekh Tandon
in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5' 5'
Weight (approx.) of Lekh Tandon
in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Religion of Lekh Tandon was Hinduism. Following are family and relative(s) details of Lekh Tandon:
Brother of Lekh Tandon
Yograj Tandon (Urdu playwright)
Father of Lekh Tandon
Faqeer Chand Tandon
Wife/Spouse of Lekh Tandon
Late Swarn Tandon
Debut of Lekh Tandon
Film Directorial: Professor (1962)
TV Directorial: Dil Dariya (1988)
Acting: Swades (2004)
Favourites of Lekh Tandon
Favourite Actors of Lekh Tandon
Kanwaljeet, Pawan Malhotra, Arundhati, Divya Seth, Arun Bali, Naveen Nischol, Vinita Malik, Seema Bhargava, Lillette Dubey
Favourite Books of Lekh Tandon
The Hindu View of Life by Dr. Radhakrishnan, Bhagwad Geeta (in Urdu) by Khwaja Din Mohammed, Tarjaman Ul Quran by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Favourite Singer of Lekh Tandon
Hobbies of Lekh Tandon
Reading, Playing Video Games
» Did Lekh Tandon smoke?: No
» Did Lekh Tandon drink alcohol?: Yes
» Lekh's father, F. C. Tandon, and Prithviraj Kapoor were school friends and classmates. Later, Prithviraj Kapoor inspired Lekh to join Bollywood.
» In September 1947, he came to Mumbai from Lahore, after which Prithviraj made him an assistant in RK Films.
» He worked as an assistant director with Raj Kapoor in films like 'Aag', 'Barsaat', and learned many aspects of direction from him.
» He made a Varanasi based serial-Bikhri Aas Nikhri Preet. The serial is based on the novel Vyavadhan published in 1963 by Late Shanti Kumari Bajpai.
» His 1966 flick 'Amrapali', starring Sunil Dutt and Vyjayanthimala, was picked as Indian entry for the best foreign language film at 39th Oscar awards.
» His role models are Raj Kapoor, Kidar Sharma, Frank Caprah, and Binny Wilder.
» He won the Filmfare Best Screenplay Award for his movie, 'Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaye' (1978).
» His debut directorial TV serial 'Dil Dariya' (1988) is credited for discovering Shah Rukh Khan.