Veeru Devgan's last rites: Amitabh Bachchan and other Bollywood celebs pay their respects

Updated: May 27, 2019, 20:15 | Nikita Sawant
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    Ajay Devgn's father and legendary stunt and action choreographer Veeru Devgan passed away today, May 27, 2019. The funeral took place at Vile Parle crematorium, Mumbai, this evening. (All pictures/Sneha Kharabe and Yogen Shah)

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    According to sources, the late action director was suffering from breathing problems after which he was immediately admitted to Surya Hospital, Santacruz. However, his condition got critical and resulted in cardiac arrest. Ajay Devgn shoulders the mortal remains of father Veeru Devgan during the funeral procession.

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    Veeru Devgan, who hailed from Amritsar, ran away from home to try his luck in films. He initially wanted to become an actor but became a stuntman and later an action choreographer, the veteran stunt director had recalled in several interviews.

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    Veeru Devgan had choreographed fight and action scenes in many iconic films. His filmography includes films like Inkaar (1977), Mr Natwarlal (1979), Kranti (1981), Himmatwala (1983), Shahenshah (1988), Tridev (1989), and many more.

    Pictured: Ajay Devgn performs the last rites of father Veeru Devgan.

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    Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan comfort Kajol, Veeru Devgan's daughter-in-law, as she looks on at the funeral procession.

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    Amitabh Bachchan arrives for the funeral of Veeru Devgan at Vile Parle crematorium to pay his respects.

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    Anil Kapoor and Satish Kaushik arrive for the funeral of action and stunt director Veeru Devgan.

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    Arjun Kapoor also came in to pay his last respects at Veeru Devgan's funeral in Vile Parle.

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  • Veeru Devgan's last rites: Amitabh Bachchan and other Bollywood celebs pay their respects

    Boney Kapoor also came in with son Arjun to offer condolences to Ajay Devgn and his family at the Vile Parle crematorium.

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    Riteish Deshmukh arrives to pay his respects at Veeru Devgan's last rites at Vile Parle crematorium.

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    Vidya Balan and husband Siddharth Roy Kapur came in to pay their last respects to Veeru Devgan.

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  • Veeru Devgan's last rites: Amitabh Bachchan and other Bollywood celebs pay their respects

    Suniel Shetty also came in to pay his respects to the ace stunt and action director.

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  • Veeru Devgan's last rites: Amitabh Bachchan and other Bollywood celebs pay their respects

    Tusshar Kapoor was also seen at Veeru Devgan's funeral at Vile Parle crematorium. He told mid-day.com about the action director, "I have met Veeru ji several times as a child because my father has worked with him in over 50 films. Also, on several occasions with my friend and co-star, Ajay Devgn. Veeru ji was one of the pillars of the industry and though we don't have him anymore his immense body of work will live on forever. My deepest condolences to the entire family. RIP (sic)."

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    Jeetu Verma, who acted in films like Soldier and Golmaal Returns, also dropped in to pay his last respects to Veeru Devgan.

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    Jimmy Sheirgill also came in to extend his condolences to Ajay Devgn and family.

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    Luv Ranjan was also spotted at the funeral of Veeru Devgan at Vile Parle crematorium.

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    Mukesh Tiwari also paid his last respects at Veeru Devgan's funeral at Vile Parle crematorium.

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  • Veeru Devgan's last rites: Amitabh Bachchan and other Bollywood celebs pay their respects

    Raj Kumar Gupta was also spotted at Veeru Devgan's funeral at Vile Parle crematorium, Mumbai.

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    Veteran actor Ranjeet also offered condolences to the Devgn family.

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    Raza Murad was seen arriving at Veeru Devgan's funeral at Vile Parle crematorium, Mumbai.

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  • Veeru Devgan's last rites: Amitabh Bachchan and other Bollywood celebs pay their respects

    Sajid Samji also came in to offer condolences at Veeru Devgan's funeral at Vile Parle crematorium.

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  • Veeru Devgan's last rites: Amitabh Bachchan and other Bollywood celebs pay their respects

    Television actor Shahbaaz Khan was also spotted at Veeru Devgan's funeral in Mumbai.

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    Sharbani Mukherjee paid her last respects to the legendary action director, too.

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    Veteran filmmaker Shekhar Kapur was seen at Veeru Devgan's funeral at Vile Parle crematorium, Mumbai.

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    Sunil Pal offered his condolences to Ajay Devgn and his family over their loss.

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    Vindu Dara Singh offered his condolences to the Devgn family as well.

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Bollywood stunt and action choreographer and father of Ajay Devgn, Veeru Devgan, passed away today, May 27, 2019. Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and other Bollywood celebrities came out to pay their last respects at Veeru Devgan's funeral at Vile Parle crematorium, Mumbai. See pictures

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