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Bollywood producer killed in Mumbai building blaze

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Dec 14, 2013 | 6:18am EST

Bollywood producer Dinesh Gandhi has died in a blaze at his apartment building in Mumbai, India. Gandhi, 65, and his wife were among the seven residents who perished when a fire swept through the 12th floor of the 26-storey Mont Blanc building on Friday night (13Dec13). His friend, director Ehsaan Noorani, confirmed the news in a post on Twitter.com, writing, "RIP Dinesh Gandhi producer of our film Armaan, he died in the horrible fire at Mont Blanc building in Mumbai." Gandhi has worked on a number of films starring Bollywood icons including Amitabh Bachchan, Preity Zinta and Anil Kapoor. His biggest box office release was 1988's Tezaab.

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