'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro' director Kundan Shah dies at 70

Kundan Shah died of cardiac arrest. Photograph:( DNA )

WION Web Team Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Oct 07, 2017, 08.34 AM (IST)

Kundan Shah, director of the satiric comedy "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro", died of cardiac arrest at the age of 70, sources in his family told PTI.

The director of popular television shows like "Nukkad" and "Wagle Ki Duniya" died in his sleep early morning today, his relative said.

Kundan Shah also directed the 1994 romantic comedy "Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa" that starred Shah Rukh Khan, Suchitra Krishnamurthy, and Deepak Tijori. 

He was among the 23 directors who returned their national award to the government to protest the atmosphere of the alleged intolerance in the country.

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The director of popular television shows like?'Nukkad' and 'Wagle Ki Duniya' died in his sleep early morning today, his relative said