'May he continue to inspire risk-takers': Narendra Modi condoles Veeru Devgan's death, calls it 'great loss to the industry'
'There is something deeply moving about people like Shri Devgan who took great personal risks to enthrall audiences,' Modi wrote.
Veeru Devgan's inspiring story is chronicled in Pinki Virani's book, Once Was Bombay: Read an excerpt
Pinki Virani's Once Was Bombay is made up of a number of other stories, and among them is that of Veerendra aka Veeru Devgan. One of Hindi cinema's best known stunt men, Devgan turned to action choreography and film direction during a prolific career in Bollywood.
Tanuja has appeared in prominent films like Jewel Thief, Haathi Mere Saathi, Jeene Ki Raah, Anubhav, Mere Jeevan Saathi, Do Chor among others.
Boney Kapoor stated that Shekhar Kapur, Mr India's original director could always come on board for the new film as well
Amitabh Bachchan pens tribute for Veeru Devgan: Held a minute's silence on Chehre film set to honour him
Amitabh Bachchan shared a heartfelt anecdote of his encounter with Veeru Devgan on the sets of his 1971 film, Reshma Aur Shera
Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Aishwarya Rai attend Ajay Devgn's father Veeru Devgan's funeral
Veeru Devgan, action director and father of Ajay Devgn, passed away on Monday. Many Bollywood personalities, including Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Vidya Balan attended the funeral
Veeru Devgan, action director and Ajay Devgn's father, passes away; Anupam Kher, Abbas-Mustan tweet condolences
The reason for Veeru Devgan's demise is yet unknown