Bollywood celebrities expressed condolence over veteran actor Deven Verma's death in Pune today following a heart attack and kidney failure. He was 77.
Here's what they tweeted:
Riteish Deshmukh: Deven Verma - incredible actor, comic excellence second to none. Thank you for making my childhood so memorable. Will miss you sir - RIP
Riteish Deshmukh. Pic/Satyajit Desai
Karan Johar: #RIPDevenVerma ...your straight-faced impeccable comic timing still doesn't have a successor.
Anushka Sharma: RIP Deven Verma...How much I love his scene in 'Andaz Apna Apna' "Main betiyon ko chudiyaan pehnaoonga...Aap ma ko."
Vikram Bhatt: Saddened by the news of #DevenVerma passing away. Spent hours watching him and even imitating him. Thank you for the joy you spread sir.
Manoj Bajpayee: Sad to hear that the great deven verma ji passed away.my heartfelt condolences to his family.his performances were such an in pirating. RIP
Tusshar Kapoor: RIP Deven Verma Ji, I grew up on your performances!
Madhur Bhandarkar: Sad to hear Deven Verma-ji has passed away. A breakthrough humorist & baadshah of subtle comic timing, he made comedy look classy. RIP, Sir.
Meghna Gulzar: Alvida Bahadur. Watching you eat the bhaang pakodas was delectable. RIP Deven Verma Sir.
Milap Zaveri: RIP Deven Verma. What a fine actor with the most understated comic timing ever! The heavens will be entertained forever now.
Alok Nath: Rest in eternal peace Mr. Deven Verma, will always cherish the pleasurable moments spent with you, your subtle humour enthralled us all.