- Veeru Devgan died on Monday morning
- Stars such as SRK, Sanjay Dutt and others dropped by Ajay Devgn's home
- Aishwarya and Abhishek also paid a visit to the Devgns
Bollywood stars such as Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunny Deol and others paid a visit to Ajay Devgn and his family after the death of his father, veteran action director Veeru Devgan, in Mumbai on Monday morning. Shah Rukh Khan, one of Kajol's closest friends from the Bollywood circle, was spotted arriving at the Devgn residence in Juhu later in the afternoon - he was photographed exiting his car and rushing through the gates of Kajol's Mumbai home. Aishwarya and Abhishek met the Devgns with folded hands. Sunny Deol and his brother Bobby were among the first to visit the Devgn family - they arrived together within hours of the death announcement.
The shutterbugs camped outside Ajay Devgn's home got glimpses of the Singham actor and his actress wife Kajol meeting visitors.
Also spotted at the Devgn residence were filmmakers Sajid Khan and Ayan Mukerji.
On Monday afternoon, trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the news on Twitter and wrote: "Veeru Devgan passed away this morning (27 May 2019).. Father of Ajay Devgn....Veeru ji was an accomplished action director. Also directed the Hindustan Ki Kasam, starring son Ajay with Amitabh Bachchan." Veeru Devgan's funeral was held at Vile Parle crematorium Monday evening.
Veeru Devgan passed away this morning [27 May 2019]... Father of Ajay Devgn... Veeru ji was an accomplished action director... Also directed #HindustanKiKasam, starring son Ajay with Amitabh Bachchan... Funeral will be held today at 6 pm... Heartfelt condolences to Devgn family.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 27, 2019
Renowned action director Veeru Devgan has choreographed action scenes for films such as Kranti, Aaj Ka Arjun, Mr Natwarlal, Mr India, Shahenshah and Tridev. Apart from his impressive resume as an action director, he also worked as an assistant director for films such as Vishwatma and Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hai and produced movies like Dil Kya Kare and Singhasan. Veeru Devgan's only project as a director remains 1999's Hindustan Ki Kasam, starring his son Ajay Devgn along with Manisha Koirala and Amitabh Bachchan. He also worked with Ajay Devgn in films like Ishq and Dilwale.
Veeru Devgan is survived by two sons - Ajay and Anil - and a daughter.