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Dev Anand films News

  • | December 5th, 2011

    Dev Anand: The debonair gent’s signature style

    Dev Anand: The debonair gent’s signature style

    The evergreen actor never changed, even at the age of 88. He was unique and his love for films was all he ever spoke of
    At the age of 60, when most people call it quits and live retirement to its fullest, legendary actor Dev Anand made sure that he was always busy. The moment you think of him, you remember his clothes, his songs and his popular movies, but there is one aspect that became his signature style from the first movie he ever did: his trademark nodding head and hand-flapping gestures. Click here to read more

  • | December 5th, 2011

    Thackeray grieves for Dev Anand: The Love Bird has gone

    Thackeray grieves for Dev Anand: The Love Bird has gone

    “The Love Bird has gone…” This was how Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray mourned the demise of evergreen actor Dev Anand.  In a rare, signed personal statement on the front page of the party mouthpiece, Dopaharka Saamna, Thackeray said “Dev Anand was full of life” with a zest for living. The actor passed away in London in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 88
    “He always walked and talked fast, everything about him was fast, without commas or full stops. His heart was clean, such was my friend,” Thackeray said.  Recalling his friendship with the actor since 1945, Thackeray said he had seen the ‘sunrise in Dev Anand’s film career’ and they would often meet in those days.  Click here to read more