Veeru Devgan, veteran Bollywood action director and actor Ajay Devgn’s father, passed away on the 27th of May in Mumbai.
Mr. Devgan complained of breathing issues on the morning of the 27th of May, following which, he was admitted to Surya Hospital in Santacruz.
Shortly after, Veeru Devgan suffered a cardiac attack and passed away at the hospital.
However, Veeru Devgan’s family did not release any official statement regarding the death.
Veeru Devgan was one of the best stunt choreographers of his age. Born in Punjab, Mr. Devgan entered the world of Indian Cinema early in life and gave some tremendous action films to Bollywood.
Mr. Devgan directed action and stunt sequences for more than 80 movies, including Hindustan Ki Kasam (1999,) which starred Ajay Devgn and Amitabh Bachchan in the lead roles.
Phool Aur Kante (1991,) Dilwale (1994,) Laal Badshah (1999) and Benaam Badsha (1991) are some of the movies, whose action sequence were directed by Veeru Devgan.
According to sources, Veeru Devgan’s last rites will be performed at 6:00 P.M., at Vile Parle West Crematorium, Mumbai.
Many Bollywood actors and directors took to Twitter and mourned Veeru Devgan’s demise and conveyed their condolences to his family.
Sad to know that veteran action director #VeeruDevgan ji is no more. He ws a genius in choreographing fights on the big screen, when there were no facilities available. My heart felt condolences to @ajaydevgn & the entire family. 🙏
Funeral at Vile Parle (W) at 6 pm today.
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) May 27, 2019
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