New Delhi: Bollywood has lost yet another yesteryear star and veteran comedian Deven Verma. The multi-talented personality passed away today at 2 am, following cardiac arrest and kidney failure.
He was a popular face in Hindi cinema, known for his perfect comic timing and act in films.
The entire Tinsel Town, including Riteish deshmukh, Karan Johar, Anushka Sharma paid tribute to the veteran actor on their Twitter handle.
Verma died at his residence in Pune, aged 78.
Here's what each one of them had to say about the late actor.
Deven Verma - incredible actor, comic excellence second to none. Thank you for making my childhood so memorable. Will miss you sir- RIP
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) December 2, 2014
RIP, Deven Verma. #respect
— रanviर_ डhoरeय_ (@RanvirShorey) December 2, 2014
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) December 2, 2014
#RIPDevenVerma ...your straight faced impeccable comic timing still doesn't have a successor....
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) December 2, 2014
RIP Deven Verma ... ✨ ... How much I love his scene in Andaz Apna Apna "main betiyon ko chudiyaan pehnaoonga .. Aap ma ko .. "
— JAGAT JANANI (@AnushkaSharma) December 2, 2014
Sad to hear Deven Varma-ji has passed away. A breakthrough humorist & baadshah of subtle comic timing, he made comedy look classy. RIP, Sir.
— Madhur Bhandarkar (@imbhandarkar) December 2, 2014
The late actor worked with some of the best filmmakers of his time, such as Basu Chatterji, Hrishikesh Mukherjee and the likes.