Action choreographer Veeru Devgan passes away

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Veeru Devgan, known as Bollywood’s, most celebrated action and stunt director on Monday passed away in Mumbai.

He choreographed fight and action scenes in more than 80 films including Phool Aur Kaante (1991), Mr India (1987), Himmatwala (1983) among various others. 

The father of Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn had also directed a film Hindustan Ki Kasam starring Ajay Devgun and Amitabh Bachchan.

Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh said in a tweet, “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.”