One of the leading female casting directors and producer Seher Aly Latif passed away due to a cardiac arrest. She was in her early 40s, breathed her last at Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital, where she was admitted for renal failure. Celebrities such as Nimrat Kaur, Shreya Dhawanthary, filmmaker Ritesh Batra and more took to their social media profiles and expressed their grief and shock. Actor Nimrat Kaur took to her social media profile and shared, “One of the kindest, most loving people Mumbai gifted my life with. Still trying to process this unreal news…Travel on into the light my dearest, sweetest Seher. The unpredictable, ghastly shortness of life remains baffling…Await to meet you on the other side”
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The Family Man 2 actor Shreya Dhanwanthary wrote, “Seher. You were the nicest kindest guiding light in my life. I cannot believe you’re not around” Filmmaker Ritesh Batra who has worked with dawn on The Lunchbox wrote, “I don’t believe it, unfair parting with a kind soul and real friend. Goodbye Seher, I hope there is another side” Seher Aly Latif began her career as a casting director. She not only cast for Indian films, like Lunchbox, Shakuntala Devi, and Bhaag Beanie Bhaag but also worked on international projects, such as Eat Pray Love, Furious 7, Viceroy’s House, McMafia and Sense 8.She was also the executive producer on movies like Akshay Kumar’s Gold, Vidya Balan-led Shakuntala Devi, and Noblemen.
Her first production was the short film Masterchef helmed by Lunchbox director Ritesh Batra for the Sundance Institute. In 2016, she and producer Shivani Saran founded Mutant Films, which has so far produced Netflix film Maska and Bhaag Beani Bhaag.
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