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अशोक मेहता ashok mehta cinematographer

चवन्‍नी के पाठकों के लिए यह इंटरव्‍यू से लिया गया है। यह 1996 में पहली बार प्रकाशित हुआ था।  ASHOK MEHTA Can you tell us how you came to Bombay? I came to Bombay when I was very young. I must have been about 13 or 14 years old. I ran away from home when I was in class seven… When I came to Bombay, I knew nobody and I had no friends here. I did any job that came my way. My first job was working with a hawker. I used to sell boiled eggs. Another job offered to me soon after was to sell watermelon slices – this was in 1963. Once, during a holiday, I got a chance to go and see a film shoot happening. So I decided to actually go to the studios after that to see if I could find something to do. I went to Ranjeet Studio, Rooptara Studio and to the Sri sound studios at Dadar. They wouldn’t allow me in. The gates were closed. Shooting was going on inside and I couldn’t go in, they said. While I