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We will miss you Deven!

We will Miss you Deven!

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 02 December 2014, 08:03:21 PM
Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

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Verma, 78, breathed his last at a city hospital early this morning. He is survived by his wife Rupa Ganguly.
Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

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Veteran actor Deven Verma, best known for his comic roles in ‘Khatta Meetha’ and ‘Angoor’, passed away this morning following a heart attack
Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

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In a career spanning many decades, Varma brought to Hindi cinema a touch of subtle humour that could be shared by family audience.
Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

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Starting with ‘Dharmaputra’ (1961) produced B R Chopra, Deven starred in over 100 films winning critical acclaim for many that included ‘Angoor’, ‘Chori Mera Kaam’, ‘Devar’, ‘Anupama’, ‘Golmaal’, ‘
Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

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His dual role of Bahadur in Gulzar’s 1982 film ‘Angoor’ is considered as one of the most loved comic roles in Hindi cinema.
Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

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Verma, who was married to Ashok Kumar’s daughter Rupa, turned producer with ‘Yakeen’ in 1969 and also took to direction two years later with ‘Nadaan’.
Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

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‘Besharam’ is also notable among the nearly eight films produced by him.
Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

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Deven acted in three Marathi films and a Gujarati movie. A man of convictions, Varma never compromised on his principles and kept away from what he considered cheap comedy.
Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

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His last performances were in ‘Mere Yaar ki Shaadi Hai’ and ‘Calcutta Mail’, a decade ago after which he retired.
Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

Deven Verma passes away: Life in pics!

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The last rites of the eminent actor were performed here in the afternoon in the absence of any big names from Bollywood.