Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Vidya Balan and other celebrities from Bollywood attended the funeral of the famous action director Veeru Devgan in Vile Parle on Monday evening. The father of actor Ajay Devgn, Veeru Devgan, died on Monday morning at the age of 85 years in Mumbai. Amitabh Bachchan, who collaborated with Veeru Devgan in the film Hindustan Ki Kasam in 1999, paid his last respects in the crematorium. He was photographed while Ajay Devgn performed the last rites. Big B's son Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had visited Ajay Devgn and Kajol at their Juhu residence before the funeral.
Anil Kapoor, who has worked with Veeru Devgan in films such as Lajja and Benaam Badsha while his actor nephew Arjun Kapoor was also sighted on the funeral grounds , Anil Kapoor's filmmaker brother Boney Kapoor also attended the funeral.
Actors Sunil Shetty and Tusshar Kapoor have also given their last honors. Other celebrities who attended the funeral included Vidya Balan, her husband, filmmaker Siddharth Roy Kapur, Shekhar Kapur, Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Sunny Nijar, the seasoned actor Raza Murad, the actor Vindu Dara Singh
Stars such as Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek and Aishwarya, Sunny Deol, Bobby De Dutt and the filmmakers Sajid Khan and Ayan Mukerji were spotted in the Devgn residence.
Well-known action director Veeru Devgan choreographed action scenes for films such as Kranti, Aaj Ka Arjun, Mr Natwa ral, Mr India, Shahenshah and Tridev . In addition to 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 films such as Dil Kya Kare and Singhasan . Veeru Devgan's only directing project is that of 1999 Hindustan Ki Kasam with his son Ajay Devgn along with Manisha Koirala and Amitabh Bachchan. He also worked with Ajay Devgn in films such as Ishq and Dilwale .
Veeru Devgan is survived by two sons – Ajay and Anil – and a daughter.