Mumbai, Jul 30 (UNI) Noted filmmaker F C Mehra, who produced box-office winners like 'Professor' and 'Sohni Mahiwal', died here late last night after a prolonged illness, family sources said.
Mehra passed away at the age of 87 in his sleep, the sources added.
'Prince', 'Alibaba aur 40 chor' and 'Aakhri Adalat' were among his other films. In 1988, he stopped making films and looked after his film exhibition business.
Mehra owned the Minerva theatre in the city.
He is survived by two sons, Umesh and Rajiv Mehra, who have also directed a number of films.
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