Tribute in pictures: Memorable roles of Deven Verma

Updated: Oct 24, 2016, 13:11 IST
  • Tribute in pictures: Memorable roles of Deven Verma
    As two sets of identical twins separated at birth, Deven Verma and Sanjeev Kumar are irrepressibly hilarious in this laugh-a-minute riot. Their funny antics are pretty much unmatched in Bollywood. This is widely regarded as one of Verma's finest performances
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  • Tribute in pictures: Memorable roles of Deven Verma
    In this evergreen 1978 film, Verma portrays the character of Dara, who is desperate to tie the knot, and eventually ends up marrying Ashok Kumar's daughter Preeti Ganguli in the film. In real life, Verma was married to Kumar's other daughter, Rupa
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  • Tribute in pictures: Memorable roles of Deven Verma
    In this surprise hit, Verma teams up with the underrated Navin Nischol, as one of the two unemployed slackers, who come across a paper advertisement about a missing millionaire, and make him their paternal uncle
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  • Tribute in pictures: Memorable roles of Deven Verma
    In a loveable cameo, the comedian plays himself in the film, who helps out Amol Palekar when he gets into trouble. On the left is Amitabh Bachchan, who made a special appearance in the movie
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  • Tribute in pictures: Memorable roles of Deven Verma
    In this 1992 ghost comedy, Verma portrays inspector PK Santh, who is earlier terrified by Shah Rukh Khan's miraculous ways, but ends up helping him in the climax
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  • Tribute in pictures: Memorable roles of Deven Verma
    In this hilarious 1994-cult comedy, Verma made a special appearance as Aamir Khan's dad. In spite of limited screen time, he made his presence felt with his wit
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  • Tribute in pictures: Memorable roles of Deven Verma
    Verma had a small role in the 1997 comedy too. He played a rich Parsi character of Behram, who runs his own store. Again, Verma's versatility came to the fore as he tickled the funny bone
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  • Tribute in pictures: Memorable roles of Deven Verma
    Verma won the Filmfare Award for his wonderful performances in 'Chori Mera Kaam' and 'Chor Ke Ghar Chor', apart from 'Angoor'
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On noted comedian Deven Verma's birth anniversary, we look back at some of his terrific performances in Hindi cinema

 

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