Kalank director Abhishek Varman suffered a huge loss as his father R Verman passed away at the age of 72. He was a veteran art director and had been ailing for a while. He was admitted to the hospital recently.
On July 30 he suffered a cardiac arrest at 12:30 am.
Director Abhishek Verman performed his last rites at Oshiwara crematorium in Mumbai. His friends including Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, and Alia Bhatt offered their condolences after the rites.
R Verman also is known as Ratna Verman Shetty took interest in art direction and assisted well-known art director Sudhendhu Roy. He worked in over 350 films including Betaab, Khiladi, Khoon Bhari Maang, Karan Arjun, Andaz Apna Apna, Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai, Aitraaz among many others.
Abhishek Varman, however, has been working with Dharma Production from a while and has directed 2 states and Kalank for the banner.