Spouse Rupa Ganguly (m. ?–2014)
Died December 2, 2014, Pune
|Role Film actor|
Name Deven Verma
|Born October 23, 1937 (1937-10-23) Pune, Maharashtra|
Siblings Parul Fernandes, Amita Jwala
Movies Angoor, Dil, Andaz Apna Apna, Chori Mera Kaam, Khatta Meetha
Similar People Roopa Ganguly, Ashok Kumar, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Asrani, Aruna Irani
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.
How Actor Deven Verma Fell In Love With Ashok Kumar's Daughter
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.
Filmfare Best Comedian Award
1983 Angoor – Bahadur
1979 Chor Ke Ghar Chor – Parvinbhai
1976 Chori Mera Kaam – Parveen Chandra Shah