Dev Anand

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Birthday
26, 1923
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Dec 3, 2011 (88)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
26, 1923
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Dec 3, 2011 (88)

About

Iconic Hindi actor who had over 100 leading roles and earned a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Indian Film Academy. Many critics regard him as the most influential actor in the history of Indian cinema.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in English Literature from Government College.

Trivia

He produced and starred in the 1965 drama feature Guide, which won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi in 1965.

Family Life

He married Kalpana Kartik in 1954. His brothers Vijay and Chetan were also filmmakers and his nephew Shekhar Kapur became a successful director.

Associated With

Indian film icon Ashok Kumar gave him his first break, casting him as the lead in the 1948 film Ziddi.

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