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Sonia condoles death of Kundan Shah

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

President today condoled the demise of National Award-winning director Kundan Shah and said he was a "path-breaking filmmaker".

"Kundan Shah's contribution to alternate cinema is remarkable. His movies and television series are and will inspire generations to come," she said in a statement.

"Gandhi has expressed solidarity with the friends and members of family of Kundan Shah and prayed that his soul finds eternal peace," a statement from the said.

Shah, best known for his dark satire "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro" and coming-of-age comedy "Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa", passed away at his residence in early today. He was 69.

Shah died of a heart attack, a family member said.

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First Published: Sat, October 07 2017. 17:13 IST