Bollywood comes together to mourn the loss of Ajay Devgn's father
Actor Ajay Devgn's father was one of the most celebrated action and stunt directors in Bollywood. Veeru Devgan passed away on Monday morning (May 27).
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh broke the news on Twitter earlier this morning, post which condolence messages have been pouring in for the family on various social media platforms.
Taran Adarsh 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)."
Bollywood celebrities have been tweeting in solidarity to the family online.
Star actress Madhuri Dixit Nene wrote "Condolences to the Devgn family. Hope you'll find the courage to bear this loss. Bollywood has lost one of the finest action directors and an excellent person #Veerudevgan ji@ajaydevgn"
Anupam Kher, the stunt director's friend and long time colleague wrote "Deeply saddened to know about the passing away of #VeeruDevgan ji. Worked with him in so many movies. He was a great action director. To him him the safety of actors and his fighters team was of utmost importance. A kind man with a great sense of humour. Om Shanti. @ajaydevgn"
Celebrities Siddharth, Kunal Kohli, Abbas Mustan, Anees Bazmee and Ashoke Pandit also took to Twitter to express their condolences.