Filmmaker Kundan Shah dies of heart attack

ANI | Updated: Oct 07, 2017 13:17 IST

Mumbai [Maharashtra], Oct. 6 (ANI): 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, R. K. Laxman's character. His last film 'P se PM Tak' was released in 2014. (ANI)