The film industry lost yet another icon. Ajay Devgn‘s father Veeru Devgan, an accomplished stunt director, passed away on May 27, 2019 after suffering cardiac arrest. From Amitabh Bachchan to Shah Rukh Khan, everyone mourned the loss of the iconic stunt director. Kajol, who was close to her father-in-law, recently shared an emotional tribute while remembering him.
Kajol shared a happy photo with Veeru Devgan and wrote, “In happier times…He won the award for a lifetime of achievement on this day but it took a lifetime to prove. So many people mourn the life of the man but that was a life well lived… RIP with love.”
On the day of the last rites, Kajol was seen breaking down as the guest tried to console her. The actress has always been close to her in laws. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid tribute to Veeru Devgan and sent out a letter to Ajay Devgn expressing his grief.
Veeru Devgan, who rarely made public appearances, was last seen at the special screening of Total Dhamaal. He was an accomplished stunt director and had worked in films like Inkaar (1977), Mr. Natwarlal (1979), Kranti (1981), Shahenshah (1988), Tridev (1989), Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri (1990), among many other iconic films. Veeru Devgan even ventured into direction with 1999 film Hindustan Ki Kasam which starred son Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan, Manisha Koirala and Sushmita Sen.