Effortless comedy timing, flawless acting, unbeatable simplicity — such was the charm of Deven Verma, who would have been 80 years old today.

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Deven Varma (23 October 1937–2 December 2014) was a 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.

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