Famed Bollywood director Neeraj Vora died on December 14, 13 months after he first fell into a coma. His death was confirmed by actor Paresh Rawal on Twitter. Rawal wrote, “Neeraj Vora – The writer n director of Phir Hera Pheri n many hit films is no more …Aum Shanti.” Vora was 54 years old.
The Free Press Journal in India reported that Vora passed away at the Criticare Hostpial in Andheri. A family spokesperson told the newspaper, “He will be taken toMr. Firoz Nadiadwala’s house BARKAT, from where he will be taken to the Santacruz Electric Crematorium at 3pm.”
Vora is best remembered in his homeland for his 2006 movie, Phir Hera Pheri. As well as writing Aamir Khan’s Rangeela in 1995.
Vora was a native of Bhuj, Gujarat, India.