Entertainment / Ajay Devgn's father Veeru Devgan dies in Mumbai

India Today : May 28, 2019, 09:38 AM

Ajay Devgn's dad and one of the most celebrated action and stunt directors in Bollywood, Veeru Devgan died on Monday morning (May 27). Trade analyst Taran Adarsh broke the news on Twitter and revealed that the funeral will take place at 6pm today in Mumbai.

He wrote, "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 (sic)."

According to reports, Veeru Devgan was unwell for quite some time.

Veeru Devgan introduced his son Ajay Devgn in Bollywood with Phool Aur Kante.

The ace choreographer-stunt director is known for his work in over 80 Hindi films, from Shahenshah to Khoon Bhari Maang. In 1999, Devgan even directed a film, Hindustan Ki Kasam.

Veeru Devgan is survived by wife Veena Devgn, two sons - Ajay and Anil Devgn and two daughters - Kavita and Neelam Devgn.