Dev Anand – Biography, Wife, Family, Career & Movies

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Dev Anand – Dev Anand used to be a famous actor of India, his real name was Dharam Devta Pisorimal Anand, he used to act only as an actor in films in the beginning, but later when this superstar became a hero, he also worked as a producer, director. Today he is no longer among us, but his films will keep him alive forever, in this post you will read about Dev Anand’s biography.

Dev Anand

Dev Anand aka Devanand was born on 26 September 1923 in Shankargarh, Punjab, British India (now Pakistan), he earned a lot of name in the world of Hindi cinema, he died of a heart attack (heart attack) on 3 December 2011 in London, England.

Dev Anand’s family

  • Father – Pishori Lal Anand (Lawyer)
  • Mother- Shekhar Kapur
  • Brothers – Manmohan Anand (Lawyer), Chetan Anand (Producer, Director, Screenwriter), Vijay Anand
  • Sister – Sheela Kanta Kapoor
  • Girlfriend – Suraiya, actress (1948-1951)
  • Marital Status – Married
  • Date of Marriage – Year 1954
  • Wife – Kalpana Karthik, Actress
  • Son – Sunil Anand
  • Daughter – Devina Anand (Narang)

Dev Anand did his early education from Sacred Heart School, Dalhousie, later he graduated in Literature from Government College, Lahore (Pakistan).

Dev Anand’s career – He started his career with the film “Hum Ek Hain” (1946), in which he acted as an actor. In the film – Afsar (1950), he played the role of a producer. He later directed the film Prem Pujari (1970), which was the first direction movie of his life.

  • Real Name Dharma Dev Pishorimal Anand
  • Nickname – Dev Anand
  • Profession – Hero, Director and Producer
  • Dev Anand Height – 170 Cm
  • Hobbies – II Iris Park, Juhu, Mumbai
  • Religion – Hindu
  • Heroes of Choice – Ashok Kumar, Charlie Chaplin
  • Favorite Actress – Snehaprabha Pradhan

Interesting facts about Dev Anand

  • Deva Anand wanted to join the Indian Navy after completing his studies, but due to some reason it could not happen, later he started working in the Army’s Censor Office where he used to get 165 rupees per month.
  • Ashok Kumar once selected Dev Anand for his film Ziddi.
  • Dev Anand and Guru Dutt had a close friendship, due to which he used to play the lead role in Guru Dutt’s films.
  • At that time, when Dev Anand used to be an actor, there was a rule that a hero could not do more than seven films in a year.
  • Dev Anand was quite popular in the film “Hare Rama Hare Krishna” (1971).
  • Dev Anand has also acted in the Hollywood film ‘The Evil In’ (1970).
  • Dev Anand has also acted in the Hollywood film ‘The Evil In’ (1970).
  • Dev Anand came very close to actress Suraiya during the shooting of the film “Vidya” (1948).
  • The only film of his acting career was Guide (1965), at the end of which he dies.
  • Dev Anand has received awards like Padma Bhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
  • He once collected more than 800 jackets for the film Jacket.

Dev Anand Movies –

Jewel Thief
Hare Rama Hare Krishna
Johny Mera Naam
Kala Pani
Hum Dono
Paying Guest
Teen Devian
Asli Naqli
Taxi Driver
Kala Bazar
Tere Ghar Ke Samne
Prem Pujari
Nau Do Gyarah
Tere Mere Sapne
Hum Ek Hain
Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai
Heera Panna

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