Oscar-winning British actor and film director Richard Attenborough has died at the age of 90.
Lord Attenborough is Known for his film ‘Gandhi’ which won him two Oscars as director and producer, in 1982.
He was one of Britain’s leading actors, before becoming a highly successful director.
In a career spanning of six decades, he appeared in films like ‘Brighton Rock’, ‘World War’ ‘Two prisoner of war thriller’, ‘The Great Escape’ and later in dinosaur blockbuster ‘Jurassic Park’.
Sir Ben Kingsley who played the title role in ‘Gandhi’ said, “Richard Attenborough trusted me with the crucial and central task of bringing to life a dream it took him 20 years to bring to fruition.”
He further added, “When he gave me the part of Gandhi it was with great grace and joy. He placed in me an absolute trust and in turn I placed an absolute trust in him and grew to love him.”
Director of ‘Jurassic Park’ Steven Spielberg said, “Lord Attenborough was passionate about everything in his life.”