Sudhir Mishra

Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra’s father, Dr. Devendra Nath Mishra passed away this morning. The cause of his death is said to be heart ailment. Director Anubhav Sinha shared that the last rites of Sudhir’s father will be performed at Jogeshwari crematorium on Thursday evening.


Sudhir took to his Twitter handle to share the news of his father’s death. In his post, he wrote, “My Dad Dr Devendra Nath Misra passed away this morning,A Lucknow boy,was many things. A Mathematician nwent 2become a Professor of Mathematics ,Sagar University, Jt. Education Advisor, Mini of Education,Dep. Director CSIR, Head of MP Science n Technology n Vice. Chancellor BHU(sic).

‘Thappad’ director Anubhav Sinha offered his condolences and wrote, “Sudhir Bhai lost his father this morning to a heart ailment. Deep condolences. Last rites to be performed at 5 this evening at Jogeshwari. @IAmSudhirMishra”

Producer-director Nikhil Advani also mourned Devendra Nath’s death, as he tweeted, “Terrible news regarding the passing away of a gentleman, visionary thinker and teacher. Most don’t realise the contribution of Sudhir’s parents to the film industry of today. They opened their house and hearts for all dreamers that walked into it. #RIPDNMishra @IAmSudhirMishra.”

We offer our deepest condolences to Sudhir and his family. May Dr.Devendra Nath Mishra’s soul rest in peace.

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