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Phir Hera Pheri filmmaker Neeraj Vora passes away

Phir Hera Pheri filmmaker Neeraj Vora passes away
Written by Shilpi Gupta

Bollywood actor, filmmaker, and musician Neeraj Vora, who was in a coma after suffering a massive heart attack and a brain stroke in October 2016, Passes away at 4 am on Thursday. Earlier in 2016, he was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi. Reportedly, today morning he took his last breath at Criti Care hospital in Andheri, Mumbai. He was 54 and last working on Hera Pheri 3 at the time of his illness. Vora was last worked as an actor in Welcome Back (2015).

Neeraj Vora belongs to the Gujarati family and was born in 1963, in Bhuj. He is the son of Pandit Vinayak Rai Nanalal Vora was a classical musician. Uttank Vora, his brother is a music composer in Bollywood industry. Neeraj Vora was worked as an actor in many films such as Mann, DaudHoli, Virasat, Badshah, Rangeela, Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega, Akele Hum Akele Tum, Josh, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Awara Paagal Deewana, Deewane Huye Paagal, Ajnabee, and so on. Also, he directed many films such as Phir Hera Pheri, Khiladi 420, which will always be remembered.

Vora was also excelled in writing comedy as well as depicting funny men, as he worked,  lecherous music director Romu Saagar in Satya and the dim-witted village head Chako in Daud. Vora worked as a writer in the TV show of superstar Shah Rukh Khan starrer  Circus.

Veteran actor Paresh Rawal confirms the news, as he tweeted, “Neeraj Vora – The writer n director of Phir Hera Pheri and many hit films is no more… Aum Shanti”.

Also, the filmmaker Ashoke Pandit shared this sad news on social media and wrote: “Sad to know that one the finest Actor, Writer, Director, Producer & a dear friend Neeraj Vora passed away the early morning at #Criticare Hospital. Juhu. The Cremation will be held at 3 pm at Santa Cruz West #Mumbai. Opp Police station.#RIP”

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Shilpi Gupta

Food Technologist by Profession and Blogger by Destiny. love to write articles on food technology, spirituality and social issues.

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