The veteran actor passed away in London following cardiac arrest. “An institution and a style icon is lost”, said the chief minister in his condolence message.
Meanwhile, the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) also paid tributes to the evergreen actor saying “Devanand personified cinema and will be deeply missed by the ESG for his constant encouragement towards promoting cinema”.
ESG’s Chief Executive Officer Manoj Srivastava said: “ESG had a long association with Devanand. In his sad demise, the ESG has lost an ardent supporter and a guide, while Indian cinema has lost one of its biggest icons who stylised it.”