- "Saddened to hear about the demise of Neeraj Vora," tweeted Akshay Kumar
- Neeraj Vora directed Akshay in the second Hera Pheri film
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted and so did other Bollywood celebrities. "Saddened by the demise of Neeraj Vora. An energetic and creative personality, he will be remembered for his films and warm nature. My thoughts are with his family and admirers in this sad hour," wrote PM Modi.
One of the main reasons behind my foray into comedy, saddened to hear about the demise of #NeerajVora a multi-talented man, writer, director, actor...a mini industry by himself, learnt so much from him. RIP— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) December 14, 2017
Saddened by the demise of Neeraj Vora. An energetic and creative personality, he will be remembered for his films and warm nature. My thoughts are with his family and admirers in this sad hour.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 14, 2017
Neeraj Vora - The writer n director of Phir Hera Pheri n many hit films is no more ...Aum Shanti .— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) December 14, 2017
#neerajvora one of India's finest humorist screenwriter is no more. he was a friend, relative and also the writer of my first KHDBB- R.I.P.— rahul dholakia (@rahuldholakia) December 14, 2017
Tweets are also pouring in in remembrance of the filmmaker and his best works. "It's a sad and mournful Hera Pheri this time in the kingdom of Bollywood. An inspiring soul departs with such and amazing work undone. RIP - return if possible," is the general sentiment expressed on Twitter.
It's a Sad And Mournful Hera Pheri This Time In the Kingdom Of Bollywood .A Inspiring Soul Departs With Such And Amazing Work Undone. RIP-RETURN IF POSSIBLE #NeerajVora— Pratik Praveen (@Pratik_Praveen) December 14, 2017
Very sad to know the demise of #NeerajVora. He will always be in our hearts because of his proficiency and creativity in the films.— Vinay Prakash (@TheVinayPrakash) December 14, 2017
Neeraj Vora's funeral is scheduled for later today: "He will be taken to Firoz Nadiadwala's house Barkat from where he will be taken to the Santa Cruz Electric Crematorium at 3 pm," his brother told IANS.
Neeraj Vora has also directed movies like Khiladi 420 and Familywala while script-writing credits for Golmaal and Daud goes to him. Neeraj Vora has also acted in a number of films including Khatta Meetha, Pukar, Mast, Hello Brother and Rangeela.