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Shah Rukh Khan, Aziz Mirza at Kundan Shah's prayer meet

Last updated on: October 11, 2017 18:47 IST

Bollywood bids adieu to Kundan Shah.

Director Kundan Shah, who made cult cinema like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, succumbed to a heart attack on October 7. His funeral took place the same evening.

The chautha (prayer service) was held in Mumbai on October 10, where quite a few film personalities paid their respects to the deceased filmmaker.



Long before Shah Rukh Khan became a superstar, Aziz Mirza had directed him in the popular television serial, Circus.

They went on to do films like Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, Yes Boss, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani and Chalte Chalte.

In fact, Mirza was his co-partner in his production house, Dreamz Unlimited, along with Juhi Chawla.

Shah Rukh Khan worked with Kundan Shah in the sweet flick, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa. 

The actor, who could not attend the funeral, tweeted his condolences: 'Oh my friend I miss you. I know u will bring smiles around wherever u are...but this world will laugh less now. RIP.'


Suchitra Krishnamoorthy, who was Shah Rukh's co-star in the film, says she lucked out when she landed a role in Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa.


Aziz brother's Saeed Mirza walks in with his Nukkad actor, Pavan Malhotra.

The Mirza brothers had launched a production company called Iskra with Kundan Shah.


Satish Shah played a dead man through the cult satire, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro. 

He also starred in Shah's Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa and the TV series, Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi.

A sombre looking Shah arrives with wife Madhu.


Vijay Kashyap and Sulbha Arya played Shafi Inamdar and Swaroop Sampat's snoopy neighbours in Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi.

Naseeruddin Shah's character in Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro was named after Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who was assisting on the film. Chopra also played a bit role -- he was Dushasana in the comical Mahabaharat sequence.

His wife Anupama pays her condolences.

Mita Vashisht was a part of Kundan Shah's Circus.

Divya Dutta arrives for the prayer meet.

Actors Virendra Saxena and Deepak Qazir walk in.

Actor Prem Nath's son, Prem Krishen Malhotra, arrives to pay his respects.

Television actress Sushmita Mukherjee.

Stand-up comedian Sunil Pal.

Actor Raj Zutshi and writer-actor Atul Tiwari of 3 Idiots fame.

Directors Madhur Bandarkar and Nikkhil Advani.

Directors Farah Khan and David Dhawan.

Directors Govind Nihalani and Sriram Raghvan.

Actor Rakesh Bedi had been a part of Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi.

Actor Sudhir Pandey had been a part of the Naseer-Smita Patil film Chakra, on which Kundan Shah worked as an assistant director.

Directors Sudhir Mishra and Amole Gupte.

Composer Jatin Pandit.

Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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