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Kundan Shah (1947-2017): Master of capturing grace in nonsense - The Hindu

The 1983 cult classic, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (JBDY) the feature film with which Kundan Shah made his debut as a filmmaker also turned out to be an albatross around his neck, whose success he couldn't live down. However, there is lot else that Shah ...and more »

Kundan Shah (1947-2017): The man who found laughter in woe is no more -

Punching down is the stuff of slapstick, and most Indian comedies are all about slapstick humour. Kundan Shah took the position of the hapless Indian underdog and punched up at the establishment. His heroes were lower-middle income men trying to get by ...and more »

Award-winning film director Kundan Shah passes away - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Famed Hindi film director Kundan Shah passed away at his Mumbai residence on Friday night, after suffering a heart attack. He was 69. Shah was best known for directing the 1983 satirical film, 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro' - his first - for which he ...and more »

Tributes pour in for Kundan Shah - The Hindu

Filmmaker Kundan Shah, director of the cult black comedy Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro and the romantic drama Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, died in his sleep after suffering a cardiac arrest in Mumbai on October 7. He was 69. Tributes are pouring in for Mr. Shah, who ...and more »

Kundan Shah, veteran director, dies of heart attack at 69 - Livemint

Mumbai: National Award-winning director Kundan 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 early Saturday. Shah died of a heart attack, sources close to the ...and more »

'Let's all just make movies, yaar' - Ahmedabad Mirror

The wall paint was peeling. The ceiling was cracked, the wooden desk was chipped. And the harsh noon sunlight was baking a thin, pajama-striped mattress on a rickety cot. “Imagine that's where Shah Rukh Khan would sleep aaram se during his struggling ...and more »

The serious man and his comic legend - The Hindu

“Comedy and cruelty often go hand in hand,” said Kundan Shah (born on October 19, 1947) to journalist and writer Jai Arjun Singh. At the time, the latter was working on his book Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron: Seriously Funny Since 1983 about the the director and ...and more »

Forgotten director of the unforgettable Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro - The Indian Express

Kundan Shah, the man who gave us Indian cinema's blackest comedy, whose brilliance remains undiminished despite its datedness, is no more. 6.2K. Shares. Share. Written by Shubhra Gupta | New Delhi | Updated: October 8, 2017 10:36 am. Kundan Shah ...and more »

Kundan Shah: The making of a classic - Ahmedabad Mirror

Kundan Shah, who died of a heart attack in Mumbai yesterday morning at the age of 70, made 10 films in a career spanning three decades. But his life and work was almost entirely defined by one film, the 1983 cult favourite Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro ...and more »

'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro' director Kundan Shah dead - The New Indian Express

MUMBAI: National Award-winning director Kundan 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 early today. He was 69. Shah died of a heart attack, a family member ...and more »