- Kundan Shah died at the age of 69 today
- Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan tweeted for Kundan Shah
- Kundan Shah made Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
"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
Oh my friend I miss you. I know u will bring smiles around wherever u are...but this world will laugh less now. RIP pic.twitter.com/3htJoJUtZh— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) October 7, 2017
"RIP Kundan Shah.... a cult filmmaker ...a solid story teller.....," writes filmmaker Karan Johar.
RIP Kundan Shah.... a cult filmmaker ...a solid story teller.....— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) October 7, 2017
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."
Nukkad Kabhi haan kabhi naa & Jaane Bhi do yaaro kundan shah gave us smiles & happiness thank u sir for the memories...— Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) October 7, 2017
Here's what Farhan Akhtar, who recently featured in Lucknow Central tweeted for Kundan Shah.
Saddened to learn that Kundan Shah is no more. Will never forget his genuineness, his cinematic knowledge & his unique sense of humour. RIP— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) October 7, 2017
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.
Rip Kundan Shah.... A master storyteller no more. Condolences to the family and loved ones.— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) October 7, 2017
Mandvi Sharma tweeted this:
Hansal Mehta made us nostalgic with this black and white picture.
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron. pic.twitter.com/reIzNdVKOY— Hansal Mehta (@mehtahansal) October 7, 2017
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."
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 & struggles of common citizens. My thoughts are with his family & admirers. May his soul rest in peace: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) October 7, 2017
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.
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)