Veeru Devgan Age, Wife, Death, Children, Family, Biography & More

Veeru Devgan

Profession(s)Film Director, Film Producer, Action Choreographer, Actor, Screenwriter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear- 1942
Age (At the time of Death)77 years
BirthplaceAmritsar, Punjab, British India
Date of Death27 May 2019
Place of DeathMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Death CauseAge-related health issues
Nationality Indian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
DebutAs a Stuntman: Anita (1967)
Veeru Devgan Debut as a Stuntman
As an Action Choreographer: Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974)
Veeru Devgan got his break with this film
As an Actor: Sourabh (1979)
As a Producer: Dil Kya Kare (1999)
As a Director: Hindustan Ki Kasam (1999 film)
Veeru Devgan directed Hindustan Ki Kasam
CasteSaraswat Brahmin
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesTravelling, Watching Sports
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Immortal Memories Award
Veeru Devgan at Immortal Memories Awards
• Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016
Veeru Devgan at Zee Cine Awards
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateNot Known
Wife/SpouseVeena Devgan (Film Producer)
Veeru Devgan with his Wife Veena Devgan
ChildrenSon(s)- Ajay Devgan (Actor)
Veeru Devgan with Ajay Devgan Anil Devgan (Director)
Veeru Devgan's son Anil Devgan
Daughter(s)- Neelam Devgan, Kavita Devgan
Daughter-in-Law- Kajol (Actress)
Veeru Devgan with Kajol
ParentsNames Not Known
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)Not Known

Veeru Devgan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Veeru Devgan

  • Did Veeru Devgan smoke?: Not Known
  • Did Veeru Devgan drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He was born in Amritsar, Punjab, India.
  • In 1957, at the age of 14, he left Amritsar and moved to Bombay (now, Mumbai) along with his friends with a dream of becoming successful and famous.
  • They took a train to Mumbai but didn’t buy tickets. Consequently, the whole squad was caught by the police at Virar Station. The police took them to the Magistrate, where, they were told to pay the whole fine or to spend a week in the lock-up as compensation. Due to the lack of money, they had to spend a week in the prison.
  • After spending a week in the jail, finally, they reached Mumbai. There, they realized that life is not that easy as they were assuming. Soon, his friends returned back to Amritsar but he didn’t. He did many jobs from car cleaner to carpenter.
  • After earning some money from those jobs, he started walking around the different film studios to make his career in the Hindi Film Industry. But, suddenly he realized that acting wasn’t for him. He had to do something else in the same industry.
  • Then, he started learning martial arts. He began his journey as a Bollywood stuntman with the film “Anita.” With his appreciable work as a stuntman, soon, he became an Action Choreographer.
  • His first film as an Action Choreographer was “Roti Kapada Aur Makaan” (1974). Manoj Kumar was the person who gave him this break.
  • He has worked as a Stunt Coordinator for more than 80 Bollywood movies such as Mr. India, Lal Baadshah, Prem Granth, Khoon Bhari Maang, Boxer, Shahenshah, Dilwale, Jigar and more.
  • In his long career, he has also tried acting in the films including Sourabh (1979) and Kranti (1981).

    Veeru Devgan's Kranti 1981

    Veeru Devgan’s Kranti 1981