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“A Brave Man, A Master Storyteller”: Celebrities Mourn Kundan Shah’s Death

Kundan Shah, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Kundan Shah’s knack of tackling alternate cinema with satirical themes in a film like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and a show like Nukkad made him a master storyteller, members of Indian showbiz said as they mourned the sudden demise of the filmmaker on Saturday.

Celebrities like Karan Johar, Mahesh Bhatt, Subhash Ghai and Raveena Tandon paid condolences to the family of the filmmaker, who passed away on Saturday. He was 69.

His Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa apart, Shah built his own brand of entertainment with the Doordarshan comedy series Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi. His Wagle Ki Duniya, based on cartoonist RK Laxman’s character was much loved by the audience. His last film P se PM Tak hit the screens in 2014.

Here’s what the celebrities had to say:

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