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Veteran film director Shiv Kumar Khurana passes away at 83

New Delhi: Popular Bollywood director Shiv Kumar Khurana passes away at the age of 83. The director deceased on Thursday at a hospital in Mumbai. He was admitted to the hospital due to age related ailments. For the unversed, some of Shiv Kumar Khurana’s best works include films like Mitti Aur Sona, Badnaam, Badkaar, Bud […]

Edited By : Sahelee Rakshit | Updated: Oct 28, 2022 08:33 IST
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New Delhi: Popular Bollywood director Shiv Kumar Khurana passes away at the age of 83. The director deceased on Thursday at a hospital in Mumbai. He was admitted to the hospital due to age related ailments.

For the unversed, some of Shiv Kumar Khurana’s best works include films like Mitti Aur Sona, Badnaam, Badkaar, Bud Naseeb, Be Aabroo, and Sone Ki Zanjeer.

According to a report published in ETimes, “Shiv Kumar Khurana breathed his last at Brahmakumari Global Hospital in Bombay due to a recent age-related illness. His prayer meeting will take place on October 28 from 4 p.m. It will be held in Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Four Bungalows, Andheri West, Bombay.”

The news came as a major loss for the film fraternity. Many celebrities took to their social media handles to offer their condolences. TV actors Vindu Dara Singh. also paid his heartfelt tribute to Khurrana. He wrote on Twitter, “wonderful soul may god give his family the strength to bear this irreplaceable loss.” Notably, Khurrana was the director who launched Singh in the Bollywood film ‘Karan’ way back in 1994.

Meanwhile, Shiv Kumar Khurana is the director who gave actor Vinod Khanna his first break as a hero.

Vinod Khanna rose to fame after delivering a blockbuster hit ‘Mera Gaon Mera Desh’.  He essayed the role of a villain and in the same year had his first solo lead in ‘Hum Tum Aur Woh’.

Shiv Kumar Khurana directed and produced ‘Hum Tum Aur Woh’. We pay our condolences to the respected filmmaker.

First published on: Oct 28, 2022 08:33 AM IST

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