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Hum Honge Kamyab: Industry pays tribute to Kundan Shah, vows to honour his legacy

Film director and writes Kundan Shah died at his residence on Saturday morning after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 69. The industry

bollywood Updated: Oct 07, 2017 13:26 IST
Kundan Shah introduced Indian cinema and television to satirical comedy.
Kundan Shah introduced Indian cinema and television to satirical comedy.

Film director and writer Kundan Shah died at his residence on Saturday morning after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 69.

Kundan Shah directed films like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, Kya Kehna, and Dil Hai Tumhara. Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, which was his directorial debut, won him the prestigious National Film Award.

Shah introduced Indian cinema and television to satirical comedy. He directed the Doordarshan comedy series Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi in 1984, which was well received.

Other popular TV series directed by Shah included Nukkad and Wagle Ki Duniya which was based on cartoonist, RK Laxman’s character. His last film P se PM Tak was released in 2014.

The industry paid tribute to the trailblazing filmmaker on social media. Here are some reactions.

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