"I am saddened to hear about the demise of Devenji. My heartfelt condolences to his family," said Aamir in a statement.

"He was a wonderful co-star. I remember on the sets of 'Andaz Apna Apna' he always had a joke on his lips and kept us all in high spirits," he added.

Though Deven's role as Aamir's father was small, he shined through the film due to his performance.

Released in 1994, the film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi also featured Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Raveena Tandon and Shakti Kapoor.

The actor passed away Tuesday morning in Pune following a heart attack and kidney failure, leaving his wife Rupa Ganguly behind.

Rupa is the younger daughter of late legendary actor Ashok Kumar.

The actor worked in many films but he is mostly remembered for his work in films "Angoor", "Khatta Meetha", "Chori Mera Kaam", and "Dil To Paagal Hai" amongst others.

He also ventured into television and did the TV show "Gubbare".

After giving some rib-tickling performance in films, Deven produced and directed movies such as "Besharam".

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