Mumbai, May 27: Veteran action choreographer and father of Ajay Devgan, Veeru Devgan passed away on Monday in Mumbai. He was 85.
Veeru Devgan breathed his last on Monday afternoon at a hospital following age-related issues.
Apart from directing action sequences, he had helmed the 1999 film “Hindustan Ki Kasam”, starring Ajay and megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
The funeral will take place at the Vile Parle West Crematorium on Monday evening.
“Sad to know that veteran action director Veeru Devganji is no more. He was a genius in choreographing fights on the big screen when there were no facilities available. My heartfelt condolences to Ajay Devgn and the entire family,” filmmaker Ashoke Pandit tweeted.
“RIP Veeru Devganji. A legend of Hindi cinema. Left his mark at a time when ‘pure action’ without VFX was the order of the day. Heartfelt condolences to Ajay Devgn and Kajol. May his soul rest in peace. Prayers are with the family,” Kunal Kohli wrote.