The National Award-winning director Kundan Shah, best known for his dark satire “Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro” and coming-of-age comedy “Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa“, passed away at his residence early today. He was 69.

Shah died of a heart attack and his last rites are likely to be held at Shivaji Park, Dadar, this evening. Born on October 19, 1947, Shah studied direction at the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune and made his directorial debut with “Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro” in 1983. Bollywood celebrities have offered their condolences taking to their social media:

1. Shekhar Kapur:

2. Anupam Kher:

3. Kunal Kohli:

4. Ayushmann Khurrana:

5. Riteish Deshmukh:

6. Karan Johar:

7. Mahesh Bhatt:

8. Farhan Akhtar:

Also read: ‘JAANE BHI DO YAARO’ DIRECTOR KUNDAN SHAH SUFFERED A SAD DEMISE DUE TO CARDIAC ARREST!