Deven left for his heavenly abode following a heart attack and kidney failure
Veteran Bollywood character actor, director and producer Deven Verma passed away in Pune early Tuesday following a heart attack and kidney failure, family sources said. The veteran comedian was 78. Reports further suggest that the cremation will take place today at noon, in Yerawada crematorium, Pune.
Verma breathed his last around 2 a.m. at his home in Pune, the city of his birth from where he graduated in politics and sociology before joining the film industry.
The actor worked with some of the best filmmakers of his time, such as Basu Chatterji, Hrishikesh Mukherjee and the likes. He is best remembered for roles in movies such as Angoor, Andaz Apna Apna, Bemisal, Judaai, Dil To Paagal Hai, and Kora Kagaz.
He is survived by his wife Rupa Ganguly, the younger daughter of the late legendary actor Ashok Kumar.
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