Deven Verma

Actor

Personal Info

  • Born : 23 October 1937
  • Place : Pune, Maharashtra
  • Occupation : Actor
  • Spouse(s) : Rupa Verma (née Ganguly)
  • Died : 2 December 2014 (aged 77) Pune
  • Siblings : Parul Fernandes, Amita Jwala

Biography

Deven Verma

Deven Varma (23 October 1937 – 2 December 2014) was an Indian film and television actor, particularly known for his comic roles, with directors like Basu Chatterji, Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Gulzar. He has also produced and directed some films including Besharam. He has won Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Chori Mera Kaam, Chor Ke Ghar Chor and Angoor, the last being directed by Gulzar and still considered one of Bollywood‘s best comedies.

Life

He was born on 23 October 1937 in Kutchh, Gujarat and brought up in Pune. Varma studied at the Nowrosjee Wadia College for Arts and Science (University of Pune) (1953–57), graduating with Honours in Politics and Sociology. He married Rupa Ganguly, daughter of late veteran Bollywood actor, Ashok Kumar and sister of Preeti Ganguly.

Apart from Hindi films, Deven Varma acted in couple of Marathi and Bhojpuri films.

He died at 2am on 2 December 2014 in Pune following a heart attack and kidney failure.

Producer

Year Film Notes
1989 Dana Paani
1983 Chatpati
1978 Besharam
1971 Nadaan
1969 Yakeen

Director

Year Film Notes
1989 Dana Paani
1978 Besharam
1973 Bada Kabutar
1971 Nadaan

Awards

Filmfare Best Comedian Award
1983 Angoor – Bahadur
1979 Chor Ke Ghar Chor – Parvinbhai
1976 Chori Mera Kaam – Parveen Chandra Shah

Filmography

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Kajol's Superhit Song-Pehli Dafa-Hulchul 1995 Hindi Movie Song

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