Dev Anand Biography: Originally called as Dharam Dev Pishorimal Anand, born on 26th September 1923 but his golden journey of life was ended on 3rd December 2011. This Indian Film actor, director, producer, writer are well known for his outstanding work in Hindi cinema. He was co-founded Navketan Films in 1949 with the collaboration of his elder brother named as Chetan Anand. Dev Sahab is regarded as one of the most influencial actors throughout Hindi cinema. At his acting time, girls were dying to see him just once, his popularity was surprising for everyone. Throughtout his career he regularly gave many famous Dev Anand movies and off course his fan following was increasing day after day or year after year. Many people of the Bollywood believe that nobody can replace Dev Anand charm, he was only one and he will be only one.

Top 10 Dev Anand Movies

In 2001, The Government of India honored him with the Padma Bhushan Award and in 2002, he received Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his valuable contribution to the Indian Cinema. Dev Anand served more than 65 years to the Hindi Film Industry and performed in nearly 114 Hindi films, he played main solo role in 104 films and he was also appeared in 2 English films.

Top 10 Best Dev Anand Movies of All Time

1.    Guide (1965) – Raju
2.    Kala Bazar (1960) – Raghuvir
3.    Jewel Thief (1967) – Vinay and Prince Amar
4.    Tere Mere Sapne (1971) – Dr. Anand Kumar
5.    Sachche Ka Bol-Bala (1989) – Karan Kaul
6.    Kala Pani (1958) – Karan Mehra
7.    Teen Devian (1965) – Devdutt Anand
8.    Hum Dono (1961) – Capt. Anand & Major. Manohar Lal Verma
9.    Asli Naqli (1962) – Anand
10.  Heera Panna (1973) – Heera Bhandari

Best of Dev Anand Movies List

11.    Paying Guest (1956) – Ramesh & Mirza (Dev Anand & Nutan together. First film to popular screen couple.)
12.    Hum Ek Hain (1946)- Dev Anand Debut Film
13.    Ziddi (1948) – Best Dev Anand Movies
14.    Anand Aur Anand (1984) – Arun Anand
15.    Johny Mera Naam (1970) – Johny and Sohan
16.    Tere Ghar Ke Samne (1963) – Rakesh Anand Kumar (Dev Anand Last film together with Nutan.)
17.    Baazi (1951) – Madan
18.    Taxi Driver (1954) – Mangal (Dev Anand & Kalpana Kartik marriage on the sets of this film.)
19.    Munimji (1955) – Amar, Kala Ghoda and Raj
20.    Saheb Bahadur (1977) – Prem Pratap

In the late 40s he had excellent chemistry with singer actress Suraiya and both of them appeared in 7 films, all the movies were successful on the box office. In 50s, he received first big break by the Ashok Kumar and got a chance to work in Bombay Talkies production movie Ziddi which made him as a star. He was associated with Kishore Kumar for next four decades and this association became the strong bond of friendship. In 1949, Dev launched his own company named as Navketan Films and produced 35 best Dev Anand movies under his banner. From the beginning of 50s till mid of 60s, the trio Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Dev Anand ruled the industry. Apart from Suraiya, he had good pairing with Kalpana Kartik, Nutan and Waheeda Rehman.

List of Dev Anand Movies – Greatest Popular Hits

21.    Love Marriage (1959) – Sunil Kumar & Sonu
22.    Prem Pujari (1970) – Ramdev Bakshi, Peter Andrews and Yik Tok (Directional Debut)
23.    Nau Do Gyarah (1957) – Madan Gopal
24.    Shareef Budmaash (1973) – Rocky, Inspector Ramesh and Sustram
25.    Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai (1961)
26.    Ishq Ishq Ishq (1974) – Dhun and Ravi Vyas
27.    Bombai Ka Babu (1960) – Babu and Kundan
28.    Amir Garib (1974) – Manmohan, Moni and Bhagula Bhagat
29.    Baat Ek Raat Ki (1962) – Rajeshwar
30.    Des Pardes (1978) – Veer Sahni
31.    C.I.D. (1956) – Insp. Shekhar
32.    Solva Saal (1958) – Prannath Kashyap
33.    Awwal Number (1990) – DIG Vikram Singh
34.    Hare Raama Hare Krishna (1971) – Prashant Jaiswal
35.    Return of Jewel Thief (1996) – Vinay Kumar
36.    Mr Prime Minister (2005) – Johny Master
37.    Swami Dada (1982) – Hari Mohan and Swami Dada

In 60s he received the title of romantic hero of Film Industry this romantic image was clearly shown in the many Popular Dev Anand movies like Manzil, Tere Ghar Ke Samne, Maya, Kinaare Kinaare, Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai, Teen Deviyaan and so on. His first colored film was with Waheeda Rehmaan named as Guide which was based on the R.K. Narayan’s novel of same name. In 1969, he became a jury member of 6th Moscow International Film Festival. Dev made his directorial debut in 70s with the film Prem Pujari, it was a flop but he never dissapointed and tasted success with the release of Hare Rama Hare Krishna in 1971. After some downfall in his career, he again delivered many top Dev Anand movies with many young heroines like Banarasi Babu, Amir Garib, Chhupa Rustam, Warrant, Heera Panna, Darling Darling and so on. This evergreen star Dev Anand Saheb gone in peace at the age of 88, his last release film was Charge Sheet.

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