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Singer Pays Tribute to Late Director on Instagram

Written by Chief Editor.

Milos Forman, who won best directing Oscars for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus, died on Friday.

The 86-year-old had been ill for a short time.

Forman was also known for directing Hair, Ragtime and The People vs. Larry Flynt.

He received numerous honours, including a Directors Guild of America's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013 for motion picture direction.

Upon hearing about the news, Elton wrote on his Instagram page:

''So sad to wake up this morning to hear of Milos Forman’s passing. He was an extraordinary film maker and a dear friend. His films were bold and brave cinematic explorations of the human condition. We came very close to collaborating. It would have been a wonderful experience. My heart goes out to his beautiful wife Martina and all of his children.''