Dev Anand, a legend of Bollywood passes away.
Dev Anand is one of the greatest legend in Bollywood died of heart attack in London. He was 88 years old. He started his career as an actor in 1946 in Hum Ek Hain. Ziddi which was released in 1947, was his first superhit movie. He established his film production company Navketan International Films in 1949 and produced more than 35 movies. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2002 for his contributions towards Indian cinema. Some of his big hits were Paying Guest, Baazi, Jewel Thief, CID, Johny Mera Naam, Amir Garib, Warrant, Hare Rama Hare Krishna and Des Pardes.
His real name was Dharam Dev Anand. He was born on 26 September 1923 in Shakargarh Tehsil of Gurdaspur district (now in Narowal District, Pakistan) in undivided Punjab, British India. His father, Kishorimal Anand was an well known advocate. Dev was the second of three brothers. His older brother was Chetan Anand and younger one was Vijay Anand. He graduated in English literature from the Government College, Lahore.
Here are some of the classic looks of Dev Anand.