The late director was suffering from breathing problems after which he was immediately admitted to the Surya Hospital, Santa Cruz. However, his condition got critical and resulted in cardiac arrest.
The celebrated director gave the film industry many iconic film that includes films like Inkaar (1977), Mr. Natwarlal (1979), Kranti (1981), Himmatwala (1983), Shahenshah (1988), Tridev (1989), Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri (1990), Phool Aur Kaante (1991) and host of other films.
He also directed, Hindustan Ki Kasam with son Ajay as lead alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Manisha Koirala and Sushmita Sen and others. Funeral is said to be held today at 6 pm in Mumbai.
Many celebrities shared their heartfelt condolences online. Action director Sham Kaushal, the father of actor Vicky Kaushal wrote,
Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit also shared a few words
Veeru Devgan was last seen in public when he attended the special releasing of Ajay’s film Total Dhamaal in February 2019.