Ajay Devgn's Father Veeru Devgn Passes Away After A Prolonged Illness

Veeru Devgn, one of the most celebrated stunt directors of Hindi film industry passed away in Mumbai.

Ajay Devgn's Father Veeru Devgn Passes Away After A Prolonged Illness Ajay Devgn's Father Veeru Devgn Passes Away After A Prolonged Illness Source : Press


Veeru Devgn, one of the most celebrated stunt directors of Hindi film industry passed away in Mumbai. The father of Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn, Veeru also directed a film with Ajay in the lead, Hindustan Ki Kasam. According to Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh, the funeral and last rites of the Bollywood veteran will be held at 6pm today in Mumbai.


The Devgn family has released an official statement about the passing of Veeru Devgan which said, "With profound Grief and sorrow, We regret to inform that Mr.Veeru Devgan, Veteran Action Master and Father of Actor Ajay Devgn passed away this Morning. Funeral Will be Held at Vile Parle West Crematorium at 6:00Pm on 27th May 2019."


According to sources, the Bollywood veteran had not been keeping well for a while now. However, the family was still hoping for his recovery and didn't expect him to sudden demise.


Film Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "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."


Some of the prominent personalities in Bollywood also expressed their condolence for the Devgn family. Filmmaker Kunal Kohli was one of the first stars to give his condolences to the Devgn family.


Accidental Prime Minister co-producer Ashoke Pandit also expressed his condolences to the 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," he tweeted.


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