One of the well-known action director of Bollywood and father of Ajay Devgn, Veeru Devgan passed away today in Mumbai. He worked on several movies like Vishwatma, Kranti, Shahensha and Phool Aur Kante, as an action choreographer.
Veeru Devgan was stressed out from prolonged illness and took his last breath here in Mumbai. He was admitted in Surya Hospital in Santacruz and suffered a cardiac arrest in the morning.
The veteran worked on over 100 Bollywood movies as an action director. He also directed Hindustan Ki Kasam in 1999, which featured Ajay Devgn and Amitabh Bachchan.
The funeral will be held here at the Vile Parle West Crematorium on Monday evening.
“Sad to know that veteran action director Veeru Devganji is no more. He was a genius in choreographing fights on the big screen when there were no facilities available. My heartfelt condolences to Ajay Devgn and the entire family,” filmmaker Ashoke Pandit tweeted.
“RIP Veeru Devganji. 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 Ajay Devgn and Kajol. May his soul rest in peace. Prayers are with the family,” Kunal Kohli wrote.