The very talented filmmaker, Neeraj Vora who had given many hit movies and had performed roles of writer, actor, director and producer in bollywood died at the age of 54 years in Mumbai on 14 December, 2017.
He was in coma since last one year. He was at Firoz Nadiawala residence. Nadiawala was talking care of the director since last year. He was rushed to the hospital when the condition deteriorated four days back and later died there. He was on ventilation and his vital organs had already stopped functioning.
One year back, the doctor at AIIMS had given up the hope of his survival and this is when Firoz had hired an air ambulance to take him from AIIMS Delhi to his Mumbai home. He was looking after him since then and claimed to see a lot of improvement in the health of the famous filmmaker.
PM Narendra Modi also condoled the death of the director.
Firoz replied on asking about the death, “He passed away at 4 a.m. on Thursday. I’ve lost the battle to save my brother and friend from the clutches of death. His health had improved so much. But it deteriorated suddenly on Friday. He had to be shifted to hospital. But it was no use. We lost him.”
Neeraj started his career by writing in Gujarati plays. His first film as an actor was “Holi” and acted with Shahrukh Khan in his serial “Circus”. He got major fame from the movie Rangeela in which had written dialogues for Amir Khan. He acted in films like “Daud”, “Welcome Back”, “Company”, “Pukar”, “Rangeela”, Satya, “Baadshah” etc. and directed movies like “Phir Hera Pheri” and “Chachi 420”.