Deven Verma dies of cardiac arrest; funeral on Tuesday at Yerwada

Renowned Bollywood actor Deven Verma who is known for his comedy roles has died at the age of 77 in Pune on December 2, 2014.

Deven Verma

The actor took his last breath at 2.00 AM in the morning, and the cause of death is speculated to be cardiac arrest. The actor was also suffering from some renal ailments.

The cremation ceremonies will take place at Tuesday afternoon in Yerwada.

Apart from being an actor, Deven Verma has portrayed his skills in the filmmaking sector as well.

Some of his directorial ventures include, ‘Dana Paani’, ‘Bada Kabutar’, ‘Nadaan’ and the much acclaimed, ‘Besharam’ which hit the screens in 1978.

Deven Verma has also produced four movies in his 53 year old long career.

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Deven Verma began his career in 1961 through a small role in the movie, ‘Dharmaputra’.

By the end of 1960’s, Deven emerged as the most demanded comedy actors in the industry, and he portrayed some memorable roles in films like, ‘Chori mera Kaam’, ‘Angoor’, ‘Andaaz Apna Apna’, ‘Ishq’, ‘Dil To Pagal Hain’ and ‘Hulchul’. The actor received the best actor award in the Film Fare for his performance in ‘Chori mera Kaam’.

The actor’s last appearance on screen was in 2003 through his role in ‘Calcutta Mail’.

In his long and fruitful career, Deven has acted in some Marathi and Bhojpuri films as well.

Rupa Ganguly, better known as the youngest daughter of renowned actor Ashok Kumar is the wife of Deven.

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