Kundan Shah passed at the age of 69 on Friday, 6th October due to a massive heart attack. May your soul rest in peace! He made his debut in directorial with Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro in 1983.
Here are some other celebrity tweets for Kundan Shah. Paying his tribute to the legendary film director, Shah Rukh said, "Oh my friend I miss you. We all @FTIIOfficial @Whistling_Woods shall remember u for your great films with us n in history indian cinema". "Adieux Kundan", he tweeted.
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Akhtari was, however, fascinated with music from quite an early age and her mother fortunately made a decision to hone her talent. In her lifetime, the singer has received multiple awards and was also given the title of Mallika-e-Ghazal (Queen of Ghazals).
Shah, an alumnus of Film and Television Institute of India, returned his National Film Award in 2015 in support of protesting students of the institute and against growing intolerance in India. A satirical indictment of what was wrong with us as a nation back then, the film's climax where the two photographers that were representative of the common man get framed for the collapse of a flyover was also an unmistakably scathing reminder of how the janta paid the price.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi today condoled the demise of National Award-winning director Kundan Shah and said he was a "path-breaking filmmaker". With no movie offer coming his way after Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Shah went on to channel his entire creativity into television which had emerged as a popular medium with serials like Hum Log and Buniyad in the mid-1980s.
In 1998, Shah directed another acclaimed film, Kya Kehna.