Ajay Devgn’s father Veeru Devgan passed away on Monday. He was admitted at Surya Hospital in Santacruz. His last rites will be performed at Vile Parle crematorium today at 6 pm.
Veeru Devgn worked as a stunt director with his famous film including Lal Baadshah and Ishq starring Ajay, Aamir Khan, Kajol and Juhi Chawla. He even directed Hindustan Ki Kasam in 1999, which starred Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay and Manisha Koirala.
Reacting to Veeru Devgan’s death, actor Vicky Kaushal’s father and himself a stunt director, Sham Kaushal wrote on Twitter, “RIP Veeru Devgan ji. ????Just came to know about this sad news. As an Action Director always ahead of his times & 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 & made me part of his team.”
Similar reactions poured in on social from others.
— Siddiqui Subhani (@Subhanisiddiqui) 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
OMG#VeeruDevgan sir-the veteran action director n father of @ajaydevgn
U will always be the key of industry,man wid golden heart?
May his soul R.I.P.
The industry is with the #Devgn family
Meri zindagi me EK INSAAN se milna adhura reh gya
U will always be in our heart veeru sir pic.twitter.com/lADysg5Tgx
— Abhishek Singh__AD (@Abhishe16075548) May 27, 2019
#VeeruDevgan,veteran action choreographer and father of @AjayDevgan passed away in Mumbai today. He was the best action director during his times. Heartfelt condolences to Devgan family pic.twitter.com/Ic9srOZHcl
— Sreedhar Pillai (@sri50) May 27, 2019
Veeru Devgan is survived by wife Veena Devgn, two sons – Ajay and Anil Devgn and two daughters – Kavita and Neelam Devgn.