Actor and dance trainer Veeru Krishnan, best known for his role in Aamir Khan’s 1996 film Raja Hindustani, died in Mumbai on September 8. Veeru Krishnan trained several actresses in dance over the years including Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif and Athiya Shetty, to name a few. Priyanka along with other celebrities paid tribute to their “guru” on social media afer the news of his death.
Sharing a Twitter user’s post, Priyanka remembered late Veeru Krishnan in a heartfelt message.
“You taught me to dance when I was two left feet. Your patience and passion for dance was so infectious that each one of us not only learned Kathak, but so much more from you. You will always be remembered Guruji. #panditveerukrishnan,” Priyanka wrote.