One of Bollywood's most renowned stunt and action choreographer and father of actor Ajay Devgn, Veeru Devgan, passed away this morning in Mumbai. News agency ANI confirmed the news on Twitter saying that the cause of his death is yet to be known.
Film critic and business analyst, Taran Adarsh, further revealed details about the late filmmaker's final rites.
Veeru Devgan passed away this morning [27 May 2019]... Father of Ajay Devgn... Veeru ji was an accomplished action director... Also directed #HindustanKiKasam, starring son Ajay with Amitabh Bachchan... Funeral will be held today at 6 pm... Heartfelt condolences to Devgn family.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 27, 2019
Veeru Devgan's name has been associated with hit movies like Hindustan Ki Kasam (his directorial debut with son Ajay Devgn), Jigar (as the writer) and Mr. Natwarlal. He has worked in over 150 films in his career. An action choreographer, a director, an actor and a producer, Veeru Devgan accomplished many things during his 40+ years in Bollywood.
Twitter is flooded with celebrities recalling his memories and sending their condolences to the late filmmaker's family.
Deeply saddened to know about the passing away of #VeeruDevgan ji. Worked with him in so many movies. He was a great action director. To him him the safety of actors and his fighters team was of utmost importance. A kind man with a great sense of humour. Om Shanti.🙏 @ajaydevgn
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) May 27, 2019
— Siddharth (@Actor_Siddharth) May 27, 2019
#RIP #VeeruDevgan ji. A legend of Hindi Cinema. Left his mark at a time when ‘pure action’, without vfx, was the order of the day.
Heartfelt condolences to @ajaydevgn & @KajolAtUN May his soul rest in peace. Prayers are with the family.
— kunal kohli (@kunalkohli) May 27, 2019
— Abbas Mustan (@theabbasmustan) May 27, 2019
Celebrities including Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol have gone to Ajay's residence to pay their last respects.
Our sincere condolences to the Devgan family.
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