Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

Updated: May 31, 2019, 11:25 IST
  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Bollywood's ace action director Veeru Devgan's prayer meet was held at Mandapam Hall, ISKCON temple in Juhu, Mumbai. Amitabh Bachchan and other celebs came in to offer their condolences to the Devgan family. All pictures/Bipin Kokate and Yogen Shah

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Ajay Devgn's action choreographer father, Veeru Devgan, breathed his last on Monday, 27 May 2019. The action director was suffering from breathing problems and was admitted at Surya Hospital, Santacruz. However, his condition got critical and resulted in cardiac arrest.

    In picture: Ajay Devgn arrived with wife and actor Kajol, daughter Nysa and mother Veena Devgan at Mandapam Hall, ISKCON temple in Juhu for the prayer meet.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    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), Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri (1990), Phool Aur Kaante (1991) and host of other films.

    In picture: Kajol and daughter Nysa Devgan at Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Veeru Devgan has also directed a film – Hindustan Ki Kasam (1999) which starred son Ajay Devgn, Amitabh Bachchan, Manisha Koirala and Sushmita Sen among others.

    In picture: An emotional Nysa was seen in tears as she was consoled by her father Ajay Devgn.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Veeru, who hailed from Amritsar, ran away from his 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. He, however, fulfilled his dream of breaking it big in Bollywood through son Ajay, considered one of the most successful and versatile actors of his generation.

    In picture: Amitabh Bachchan also came in to pay his respects to Veeru Devgan at the prayer meet in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Veeru worked in more than 80 Bollywood films and did stunt work for major heroes such as Dilip Kumar, Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Rajesh Khanna, and Jeetendra among others. One of Veeru's most famous action scenes is son Ajay's first appearance on the silver screen - balancing on two bikes in his introduction in his 1991 debut film Phool Aur Kaante.

    In picture: Abhishek Bachchan arrives for Veeru Devgan's prayer meet at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Ajay Devgn's good friend Salman Khan arrives for Veeru Davgan's prayer meet at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Kareena Kapoor Khan and Karisma Kapoor also came in to pay their respects to Veeru Devgan at his prayer meet in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Urmila Matondkar came in to offer her condolences to the Devgan family at Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Raveena Tandon arrives to pay respects to action director Veeru Devgan at his prayer meet which was held in ISKCON temple, Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Ajay Devgn's frequent co-star and friend Tabu came in to offer condolences to the Devgan family at Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Sohail Khan with sister Alvira Agnihotri also attended Veeru Devgan's prayer meet at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Arbaaz Khan arrives for Veeru Devgan's prayer meet at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Ajay Devgn's Golmaal co-star Kunal Kemmu arrives for Veeru Devgan's prayer meet at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Vicky Kaushal also came in to offer condolences to Veeru Devgan at his prayer meet in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Chunky Panday with wife Bhavana and producer Ritesh Sidhwani arrive for Veeru Devgan's prayer meet at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Suniel Shetty and wife Mana also attended Veeru Devgan's prayer meet at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Veteran actress Dimple Kapadia also came in to offer her condolences to the Devgan family at Veeru Devgan's prayer meet.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Padmini Kolhapure arrives for Veeru Devgan's prayer meet at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Zayed Khan also attended Veeru Devgan's prayer meet at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Gulshan Grover and Mahima Chaudhary arrive for Veeru Devgan's prayer meet at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Farah Khan and Maniesh Paul came in to offer their condolences at the Devgan family at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Veteran actor Prem Chopra arrives for Veeru Devgan's prayer meet at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Veteran actress Aruna Irani also came in to offer her condolences to Ajay Devgn and family at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Shakti Kapoor arrives for Veeru Devgan's prayer meet at ISKCON temple in Juhu.

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  • Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu: Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena-Karisma pay respect

    Aditya Pancholi and wife Zarina Wahab came in to offer condolences to Ajay Devgn's family at action director Veeru Devgan's prayer meet in Juhu.

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Amitabh Bachchan with Abhishek Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan with sister Karisma Kapoor, Urmila Matondkar, Raveena Tandon and other B-Town celebs came in full force to pay their last respects to acclaimed action director Veeru Devgan at his prayer meet at Mandapam Hall, ISKCON temple in Juhu, Mumbai. We have pictures

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