Deven Verma

  • Birthday: 23. October 1937
  • Birthplace: Pune, Maharashtra
  • Awards: Filmfare Best Comedian Award 1983 Angoor – Bahadur, Filmfare Best Comedian Award 1979 Chor Ke Ghar Chor, Filmfare Best Comedian Award 1976 Chori Mera Kaam

Biography

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.

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


Movies

1974 - 36 Ghante
1977 - Aadmi Sadak Ka
1963 - Aaj Aur Kal
1980 - Aap Ke Deewane
1985 - Alag Alag
1979 - Amar Deep
1994 - Andaz Apna Apna
1982 - Angoor
1966 - Anupama
1976 - Arjun Pandit
1978 - Atithee
1973 - Bada Kabutar
1966 - Baharen Phir Bhi Aayengi
1993 - Bedardi
1982 - Bemisal
1978 - Besharam
1985 - Bhago Bhut Aaya
1985 - Bhavani Junction
1980 - Bombay 405 Miles
1971 - Buddha Mil Gaya - 1971
1978 - Chor Ke Ghar Chor
1975 - Chori Mera Kaam
1982 - Daulat
1990 - Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin
1985 - Dekha Pyar Tumhara
1966 - Devar
1961 - Dharmputra
1973 - Dhund
1990 - Dil
1978 - Dillagi
1980 - Do Premee
1977 - Doosra Aadmi
1993 - Ek Hi Raasta
1975 - Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka
1994 - Elaan
1979 - Ghar Ki Laaj
1979 - Gol Maal
Hiraasat
1984 - Jaag Utha Insan
1980 - Jal Mahal
1985 - Jhoothi
1980 - Judaai
1969 - Khamoshi
1978 - Khatta Meetha
1993 - King Uncle
1974 - Kora Kagaz
1981 - Kudrat
1979 - Lok Parlok
1972 - Maalik
1971 - Mere Apne
1867 - Milan
1977 - Mukti
1978 - Naukri
1980 - Neeyat
1985 - Oonche Log
Paisa Yeh Paisa
1974 - Phir Kab Milogi
1985 - Pighalta Aasman
1989 - Prem Pratigyaa
1979 - Prem Vivah
1977 - Priyatama
1987 - Pyar Ke Kabil
1985 - Pyari Behna
1987 - Sadak Chhap
1977 - Safed Jhoot
1980 - Sau Din Saas Ke
1968 - Sunghursh
1980 - Thodisi Bewafaii
1985 - Ulta Seedha
1981 - Waqt Ki Deewar
1969 - Yakeen
1985 - Yudh
1976 - Zindagi