Veeru Krishnan Actor-Kathak Dancer Passes Away, Bollywood Celebrities Tweet Tributes

Veeru Krishnan Actor-Kathak Dancer Passes Away, Bollywood Celebrities Tweet Tributes: On Saturday, well-known actor and Kathak dancer Veeru Krishnan passed away in Mumbai. He was very respected Kathak dancer and was best known for his work in films such as Raja Hindustani, Dulhe Raja as well as Akele Hum Akele Tum and many others.

His death shocked the Indian film Industry, as soon as the news of Krishnan’s death was revealed, many Bollywood celebrities offered their condolences on social media.

Priyanka Chopra wrote on Twitter, “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.” Right now, Priyanka is at the Toronto International Film Festival for the world premiere of her film, The Sky Is Pink.

Lara Dutta Bhupathi wrote, “This is very sad news indeed. Prayers and heartfelt condolences to Guruji’s family. He really was an institution & his passion for kathak and patience with his students made him an exemplary teacher.”

Suniel Shetty’s daughter Athiya Shetty, as shocked to hear the news, she too took to social media to express her grief and 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.”

Television actor Karanvir Bohra took instagram to show his grief and wrote, “I’m really sad to state that my darling Guruji #panditvirukrishnan has left for his heavenly abode…

I was going to put up a post on teachers day thanking him and other teachers, little did I know that this angel will leave his body and I will never get to see him. We have learnt so much from him. Teachers like him were very few.”

“@bombaysunshine and I were just talking today in the morning that we would @twinbabydiaries for Kathak next time they were in India.

This is a great loss for all of us.

But I know he is in a happier place.


Tisca Chopra also reacted on the news and wrote on twitter, “A sad sad day, my Guruji #PanditVeeruKrishnan left us.He taught me so much besides #Kathak Most important of all was to have a laugh while doing one’s best. Guruji I will miss you deeply. You were one of a kind.. may you dance into heaven and may the heavens dance with you.. #RIP”