'Kundan Shah, We'll Miss You,' Tweet Shah Rukh Khan, Arjun Kapoor

Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan and other stars tweeted for Kundan Shah

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'Kundan Shah, We'll Miss You,' Tweet Shah Rukh Khan, Arjun Kapoor

Kundan Shah suffered a heart attack and died this morning. (Image courtesy :Shah Rukh Khan)

New Delhi: 

Highlights

  1. Kundan Shah died at the age of 69 today
  2. Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan tweeted for Kundan Shah
  3. Kundan Shah made Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
Filmmaker Kundan Shah died at the age of 69 at his residence in Mumbai, early this morning. Best-known for making iconic satire Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, Kundan Shah suffered a heart attack and died today. Bollywood celebrities and his colleagues from the industry are deeply 'sad' and 'devastated' with the news of Kundan Shah's death. Film Stars have used words like 'legendary,' 'solid story teller,' 'inspiring' and 'master film maker,' to describe Kundan Shah, who would have been 70 later this month. Shah Rukh Khan, Karan Johar and other stars like Varun Dhawan and Arjun Kapoor have posted their condolences for Kundan Shah on Twitter.

"Oh my friend I miss you. I know u will bring smiles around wherever u are...but this world will laugh less now. RIP," wrote Shah Rukh Khan

"RIP Kundan Shah.... a cult filmmaker ...a solid story teller.....," writes filmmaker Karan Johar.
 

Actor Varun Dhawan, who recently featured in Judwaa 2, also posted for the 'master film maker.'

Here's what he tweeted:
 

Arjun Kapoor remembered Kundan Shah and wrote: "Nukkad, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa and Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Kundan Shah gave us smiles and happiness thank u sir for the memories."
 

Here's what Farhan Akhtar, who recently featured in Lucknow Central tweeted for Kundan Shah.
 

Filmmaker Subhash Ghai wrote: "Good bye Kundan Shah. We all FTII Whistling Woods shall remember you for your great films with us and in history Indian cinema."
 

Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar shared a picture of Kundan Shah and wrote: "Shocked to know about demise of Kundan Shah ji.Will be remembered for his cult classic Jaane Bhi DoYaaro and his contribution to films and TV. OmShanti.
 

Here are some other celebrity tweets for Kundan Shah.

Riteish Deshmukh tweeted:
 

Mandvi Sharma tweeted this:
 

Hansal Mehta made us nostalgic with this black and white picture.
 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted and wrote: "Anguished by the passing away of Shri Kundan Shah. He will be remembered for his wonderful usage of humour and satire to showcase the life and struggles of common citizens. My thoughts are with his family & admirers. May his soul rest in peace."
 

Kundan Shah's friend and colleague Satish Shah, who played one of the principal characters in Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, told news agency PTI, "I just got to know about Shah's demise. I have reached his house. It is really sad."

In 1993, 10 years after his debut, Kundan Shah directed Shah Rukh Khan in Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa. The cast included Suchitra Krishnamoorthy, Deepak Tijori and Ashutosh Gowariker and the film won several awards.

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Kundan Shah's other film credits include Kya Kehna, starring Preity Zinta, Saif Ali Khan and Chandrachur Singh, Hum To Mohabbat Karega and Dil Hai Tumhara.

(With inputs from PTI)

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