Ashok Mehta Profile
Ashok Mehta ran away from home and school in Delhi, in the 70s to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. However, on arriving, he realized that life here was a struggle. And he saw no point in returning home empty handed. So he started off as a canteen boy, worked as a hawker, a lightman and finally a camera attendant, before he finally became a cameraman.
No FTII course groomed this award winning cinematographer, who also turned director.His firend, Raj Marbros made a film called "Witness" in 1974 with Shashi Kapoor, Rakhi and Utpal Dutt but the film never saw daylight. In the film, Mehta worked as a cameraman. At the same..