Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Vidya Balan and other Bollywood celebrities attended the funeral of the famous actor Veeru Devgan in Vile Parle on Monday night. Actor Ajay Devgn's father Veeru Devgan died in Mumbai on Monday morning at the age of 85. Amitabh Bachchan, who worked with Veeru Devgan in 1999 film Hindustan Ki Kasam paid her last respects at the crematorium. He was photographed while he was escorted by heavy security 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 prior to the funeral.
Anil Kapoor, who worked with Veeru Devgan in films such as Lajja and Benaam Badsha condolences, while his actor nephew Arjun Kapoor was also seen at the funeral site. Anil Kapoor's film brother Boney Kapoor also attended the funeral.
Actors Sunil Shetty and Tusshar Kapoor also paid their last respects. Other celebrities who attended the funeral include Vidya Balan, who arrived with his filmmaker Siddharth Roy Kapur, Shekhar Kapur, Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 Sunny Nijar, veteran actor Raza Murad, actor Vindu Dara Singh.
Prior to the funeral, stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek and Aishwarya, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Sanjay Dutt along with the filmmakers Sajid Khan and Ayan Mukerji were spotted at Devgn residence.
Famous actor director Veeru Devgan has choreographed action scenes for films such as Kranti, Aaj Ka Arjun, Natwa ral, India, Shahenshah and Tridev . Aside from his impressive resume as action director, he also worked as assistant director of films such as Vishwatma and More Pati Sirf Mera Hai and produced films such as Dil Kya Kare and Singhasan . Veeru Devgan's only project as director remains 1999's Hindustan Ki Kasam and starred 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.