Biography of Dev Anand:

Dev Anand, born Dharam Dev Pishorimal Anand (26 September 1923 – 3 December 2011), was an iconic Indian film actor, producer, director, and writer. He is regarded as one of the legendary figures in the Indian film industry, known for his charming persona, distinctive style, and contributions to Indian cinema. 
Early Life and Acting Debut - Iconic Films and Evergreen Hero - Awards and Honors - Personal Life and Deth of Dev Anand
Biography of Dev Anand
Here is a brief biography of Dev Anand:

Early Life:

Date of Birth: 26 September 1923
Place of Birth: Shakargarh, British India (now in Pakistan)
Dev Anand was born in a Punjabi family.

Dev Anand’s Acting Debut:

Dev Anand made his acting debut in the Hindi film industry with the film “Hum Ek Hain” in 1946. However, he gained recognition with the film “Ziddi” (1948).

Navketan Films:

Dev Anand, along with his brothers Chetan Anand and Vijay Anand, founded the film production company Navketan Films in 1949.
The first film produced by Navketan was “Afsar” (1950).

Iconic Films:

Dev Anand starred in numerous successful films throughout his career. Some of his iconic movies include:
  “Baazi” (1951)
  “Taxi Driver” (1954)
  “Guide” (1965)
  “Jewel Thief” (1967)
  “Johny Mera Naam” (1970)
  “Hare Rama Hare Krishna” (1971)

Dev Anand as Evergreen Hero:

Dev Anand was often referred to as the “Evergreen Hero” due to his enduring charm and youthful demeanor throughout his career.

Directorial Ventures:

Apart from acting, Dev Anand also ventured into film direction. He directed films like “Prem Pujari” (1970), “Hare Rama Hare Krishna” (1971), and “Des Pardes” (1978).

Personal Life:

Dev Anand was married to Kalpana Kartik, an actress, and their marriage lasted for more than six decades until his death.

Awards and Honors to Dev Anand:

Dev Anand received several awards for his contributions to cinema, including the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1992.
In 2001, he was honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the highest award for contributions to Indian cinema.


Dev Anand penned his autobiography titled “Romancing with Life,” which was published in 2007.

Passing Away:

Dev Anand passed away on 3 December 2011 in London at the age of 88.
Dev Anand’s legacy in Indian cinema is marked by his charismatic on-screen presence, his impact on the film industry as an actor and filmmaker, and his timeless contributions to Bollywood music.