The popular face in Hindi cinema, known for tickling the funny bone of movie lovers during the golden period – Deven Verma – breathed his last this morning in Pune. The 78-year-old actor suffered a cardiac arrest, initial reports suggest.
Reports further suggest that the cremation will take place today at noon, in Yerawada crematorium, Pune. The actor worked with some of the best filmmakers of his time, such as Basu Chatterji, Hrishikesh Mukherjee and the likes.
Deven Verma, known for his comic roles, was married to actor Ashok Kumar’s daughter Rupa Ganguly.