PM Modi Says, Deven Verma Was Admired by Film Lovers
Tuesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of veteran actor and filmmaker Deven Verma. PM says that he was ‘admired by film lovers’.
The Prime Minister’s Office said in a tweet that, “Modi expressed grief on the passing away of noted actor Deven Verma. PM described him as a popular actor, admired by film lovers.”
The comedian actor known for memorable performances in films like Angoor and Khatta Meetha died in Pune on early Tuesday following a heart attack and kidney failure.
The actor is survived by his wife Rupa Ganguly, who is the younger daughter of legendary actor Ashok Kumar.
The actor breathed his last in the city of his birth from where he graduated in and sociology before joining the film industry.
In his long career, he produced and directed movies such as Besharam.