Ajay Devgan‘s father and veteran action director Veeru Devgan died in Mumbai today. Veeru Devgan was admitted in a Mumbai hospital where he breathed his last today. Veeru is a renowned action director who has even directed a film titled ‘Hindustan Ki Kasam’. The film starred his son Ajay Devgn and Amitabh Bachchan in the lead.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on Twitter on Monday afternoon, writing: “Veeru Devgan passed away this morning (27 May 2019).. Father of Ajay Devgn….Veeru ji was an accomplished action director. Also directed the Hindustan Ki Kasam, starring son Ajay with Amitabh Bachchan… Heartfelt condolences to Devgn family.”
Reportedly, the funeral will be held today around 6 pm in Mumbai in Vile Parle crematorium. Veeru Devgan has also acted in films like ‘Kranti’, ‘Saurabh’ and ‘Singhasan’. He has choreographed fight and action sequences in more than 80 films.
Unfortunately, the veteran stunt director wasn’t keeping well off late. However, the exact cause of his death is yet to be known. Expressing his grief over Veeru Devgan’s death, Vicky Kaushal’s father Sham Kaushal (who is also a stunt director) wrote on Twitter, “RIP Veeru Devgan ji. Just came to know about this sad news. As an Action Director always ahead of his time and as human being par excellence. I became a stuntman with his blessings on 8th August, 1980 as he signed my application to become a stuntman and made me part of his team.”