Bollywood actor and Kathak dance master Veeru Krishnan passed away on Saturday in Mumbai. He was best known for his films like ‘Ishq’, ‘Raja Hindustani’, ‘Akele Hum Akele Tum’ and more. Besides being an actor, he was also a renowned kathak dancer.
People from the film fraternity including stars like Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif, Athiya Shetty expressed their condolences on Krishnan’s demise.
Taking to Twitter, Priyanka wrote: “You taught me to dance when I was two left feet. Your patience and passion for dance was so infectious that each one of us not only learned Kathak, but so much more from you. You will always be remembered Guruji. #panditveerukrishnan” He was best known for his films like ‘Ishq’, ‘Raja Hindustani’, ‘Akele Hum Akele Tum’ and more.
Expressing grief over the news, Suniel Shetty’s daughter Athiya wrote, “omg, so sad and shocked to hear this. RIP guruji. thank you for teaching us— hard work, discipline and to truly love the form of Kathak (sic).”
Actor Karanvir Bohra also expressed grief upon hearing the news.