RIP- ‘Phir Hera Pheri’ Director Neeraj Vora passes away.
54, Actor, Writer, Director, Neeraj Vora passed Away In Mumbai at Criti Care on Thursday.(Neeraj Vora passes away)
The actor was best known for his acting in various movies like Phir Hera Pheri, Rangeela, Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman and Akele Hum Akele Tum, etc.
He was known for his brilliant acting and direction in various films.
Filmmaker, Ashok Pandit, confirming the news of the death said,
“Neeraj Vora died today at 3 am in Criti Care hospital in Juhu. He had been in coma and living at Firoz Nadiadwala’s place. When his condition deteriorated in the night, he was taken to the hospital, where he breathed his last.”
The actor-director was in a coma from last 13 months, he was suffering from heart attack and brain stroke.
In 2016, he suffered a heart attack followed by a stroke in 2016, After that, he went into the coma. Producer Firoz Nadiadwala took him to his home and converted a room into a make-shift Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
His burial will take place today afternoon at 3 pm in Santa Cruz.
He was seen in films like Rangeela, Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, Akele Hum Akele Tum, Virasat, Mann, Satya, Mast, Pukar, and Company. He last worked as an actor with Anil Kapoor starrer Welcome Back, which released in 2015.
Confirming the news, Paresh Rawal, one of a very close friend Neeraj Vora took to Twitter and wrote,
“Neeraj Vora – The writer n director of Phir Hera Pheri n many hit films is no more …Aum Shanti.”
Extremely saddened to hear about the demise of multi-talented man #NeerajVora? RIP sir ?? He always make us smile throughout his carrier…We really miss you ? Condolences to the family ?#RIPNeerajVorapic.twitter.com/sJCN1Tb0eo
— Prabhav Jain (@_iam_mr_nobody_) December 14, 2017
Sunil Shetty Also Tweeted:
Will always remember you for your infectious smile & your amazing humour & wit! Will remain indebted to u always for giving me my most loved character & film! Heartbreaking to lose a talent like you, so early. #RIPNeerajVora pic.twitter.com/TVVcpXwfwT
— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) December 14, 2017
“Will always remember you for your infectious smile & your amazing humour & wit! Will remain indebted to u always for giving me my most loved character & film! Heartbreaking to lose a talent like you, so early. #RIPNeerajVora”