Verma passed away Tuesday morning at his residence in Pune following a heart attack. He was 78. "Deven Verma... Friend, co-artist, producer and one that brought smiles on the faces of millions.. No more! Prayers and condolences.
"Deven Verma... Shall never be able to repeat our patent greeting: "this floor is made of cement concrete".
RIP," Bachchan posted on Twitter.
Bachchan, 72, had also worked in 'Kabutar' and 'Besharam' which were among those produced and directed by Verma. The 'Bhootnath Returns' star is currently in Ahmedabad shooting his upcoming movie 'Piku', which talks about the relationship of a father and daughter.

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