It comes as a shook that Ajay Devgn’s father and the renowned action choreographer in Bollywood, Veeru Devgan is no more. The stunts director, who has been a part of several hit movies, passed away this afternoon in Mumbai, ANI reports. Trade analyst took to his Twitter handle to break the news and reveal details about the funeral. He tweeted that Veeru passed away this morning, May 27 and the funeral is supposed to take place at 6 PM in in Mumbai’s Vile Parle West crematorium.
"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," tweeted Taran Adarsh.
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
All of Bollywood, have turned up at Ajay Devgn’s residence to attend his father Veeru’s funeral to pay their last respects to the genius action director. Among the attendees so far are Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Mahesh Bhatt, Ayan Mukerji and more.
Shah Rukh Khan
Abhishek Bachchan with Aishwarya Rai
Bobby Deol and Sunny Deol
Ajay Devgn's 'Dilwale' film director Harry Baweja
Meanwhile, Ajay Devgn and Kajol spotted at their residence, managing preparations for the last rites and funeral.
The cause of death is still unknown and more details are awaited.
Veeru Devgan even appeared as an actor in Kranti, Sourabh and Singhasan. The stunt director and filmmaker has worked with several renowned actors including Amitabh Bachchan. While he had choreographed stunts for 150 movies, he made his directorial debut in 1999 with his son, Ajay, in the movie Hindustan Ki Kasam. The movie featured Amitabh, Manisha Koirala and Sushmita Sen as well. May his soul rest in peace.