A special prayer meeting was conducted at Asian Academy of Film And Television, Noida Film City to remember the veteran actor Mac Mohan who recently left for heavenly abode.
“We feel it is necessary to pay homage to the departed soul who has contributed a lot to the creative field of film making” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and Director of AAFT. “Patience and persuasion can be learned from him.” Marwah added.
“The art of acting can be learned by Mac Mohan films who very patiently entered into this industry and in 46 years performed in over 175 films” said Satish Anand, Dean Acting AAFT. “I cannot forget his visit to FTII, Pune when I was student there, how well he presented his caliber and talent to all of us” said Gurbir Garewal Jt Director AAFT.
Mac Mohan with his real name as Mohan Makhijani shot to fame as gun toting dacoit Sambha in Ramesh Sippy’s Sholay. He worked in films like Haqeeqat, Don, The Burning Train, Satte Pe Satta, Bombay to Goa, Shan, Majboor.
One minute silence was observed in the hall by students and the faculty of all the disciplines. A note of the proceeding was sent to the family of late Mac Mohan. Sandeep Marwah proposed a section for his best films in the library.