Ajay Devgan’s father, veteran action director Veeru Devgan passed away in Mumbai on 27 May at the age of 85. A number of celebrities, including Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjay Dutt, Mahesh Bhatt, Sajid Khan and Harry Baweja, arrived at Ajay Devgn and Kajol’s residence in Juhu to offer condolences.
The legendary Bollywood action director and superstar Ajay Devgn’s father, Veeru Devgan breathed his last on Monday morning (May 27, 2019). The veteran action master had worked in as many as over 80 movies in his glorious career. The entire Hindi movie industry mourned the untimely demise of the legendary action master and superstar Ajay Devgan’s father. The cause of his death is still not confirmed but reports suggest that he was not keeping well for past few days.
Several B-Town celebrities were spotted at Ajay’s residence to pay their last respects. Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjay Dutt and filmmaker Sajid Khan amongst several others were seen at Ajay’s house.
Bollywood stars such as Anil Kapoor, Boney Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Salim Khan, Raza Murad, Tusshar Kapoor and others were seen at Veeru Devgan’s funeral which took place at Vile Parle Crematorium at 6 pm on May 27, 2019.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and hubby Abhishek Bachchan visited Ajay’s residence before the mortal remains were taken for the final journey. The Bachchan couple consoled Veeru Devgan’s daughter-in-law and actress Kajol ahead of the funeral.
The veteran stunt director had worked in movies such as Lal Baadshah, Ishq, Mahaanta, Itihaas, Sanam, PremGranth, Jaan, Haqeeqat, Prem, Dilwale Divya Shakti, Alag Alag, Mar Mitenge, Ram Teri Ganga Meli, Sitamgar, Waqt Ki Aawaaz, Aaj Ka Arjun and Hindustan Ki Kasam to name a few.
He first wanted to be an actor but eventually flourished as an action director in the Hindi movie industry. He turned director with ‘Hindustan Ki Kasam’ which released in 1999.