Sunday, Nov 27, 2022

Dev Anand


Zeenat Aman-Dev Anand's Hare Rama Hare Krishna looked down upon rule-breakers, gave Hindi cinema its 'boldest' star

November 19, 2022 7:56 am

On Zeenat Aman's birthday, here's looking back at her debut film Hare Rama Hare Krishna that was passed on by many mainstream female actors because no one wanted to play Dev Anand's sister.

Asha Parekh reveals Manoj Kumar was 'upset' with her suggestion for Do Badan's climax: 'We had to reshoot..'

October 05, 2022 11:16 am

In a recent interview, Asha Parekh recalled working with Dev Anand in Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai and Manoj Kumar in Do Badan.

When Dev Anand was heartbroken after Zeenat Aman chose Raj Kapoor over him: 'My heart was bleeding'

September 26, 2022 9:09 am

On Dev Anand's birth anniversary, here's looking back at an anecdote from his autobiography Romancing With Life where he wrote about how his relationship with Zeenat Aman came to an end because of Raj Kapoor.

When Dev Anand called Raj Kapoor's Satyam Shivam Sundaram 'dirty', was offended by 'camera focusing on Zeenat Aman's body'

May 26, 2022 8:32 am

Dev Anand wasn't entirely pleased about the success of Raj Kapoor's Satyam Shivam Sundaram, and called it a 'dirty film' for objectifying Zeenat Aman.

Shammi Kapoor's son Aditya on why Mumtaz refused to marry his father: 'He wanted someone to look after his children' 

April 26, 2022 4:44 pm

Shammi Kapoor and Geeta Bali's son Aditya Raj Kapoor on his parents' love story, his father's multiple romantic relationships and his second mother Neela Devi.

Dev Anand-Vyjanthimala's Jewel Thief remains one of Hindi cinema's tautest thrillers, even 55 years after it was made

January 23, 2022 9:42 am

On Vijay Anand's birth anniversary, revisiting the 1967 film Jewel Thief, which is often overshadowed by his more successful film Guide.

Hindi cinema mirrors India's reality: Tracing how real translated onto reel, from Independence to now 

October 13, 2021 8:29 am

Bollywood and its changing mores: The 1950s was a time for nation-building, the '60s was swinging but by the '70s a disillusionment had crept in as captured by the angry young man aka Amitabh Bachchan. And then the economic liberalisation brought in the NRI gloss and today, it's all about how patriotic is our valley.

How Dev Anand compelled Waheeda Rahman to act in Guide: The films Dev made with brother Vijay Anand

September 26, 2021 3:54 pm

On Dev Anand's birth anniversary, we take a look at his successful collaboration with younger brother and filmmaker Vijay Anand. The pair has given Indian cinema some of its finest work, including but not restricted to, the beloved Guide.

Bollywood Rewind | CID: The Dev Anand thriller that gave Bombay its anthem

June 12, 2021 4:59 pm

Starring Dev Anand, Shakila and Waheeda Rehman, Raj Khosla's 1956 film CID is a timeless thriller that could work even today, but with the right embellishments.

From berets to checkered shirts: How Dev Anand's style continues to stay in vogue

September 26, 2020 12:21 pm

Classics never go out of style -- whether a checkered shirt or a crisp white jacket -- and the late actor knew how to ace them all


'Afghan Girl' photographer Steve McCurry shares incredible photos of Sridevi, Dev Anand and others

April 29, 2020 10:26 am

American photographer Steve McCurry, best known for his photo "Afghan Girl", took Bollywood buffs on a nostalgia ride as he shared throwback photos of legendary actors like Sridevi, Dev Anand, Rishi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan among others.

Hema Malini turns 71: Rare photos of Bollywood's 'Dream Girl'

October 17, 2019 8:33 am

On the occasion of her 71st birthday, we revisit some of Hema Malini's unseen pictures.

Dev Anand's 96th birth anniversary: Rare photos of the Evergreen Star

September 27, 2019 6:57 am

On Dev Anand's 96th birth anniversary, here's remembering the Evergreen Star who lived through his characters until the end.

Remembering Dev Anand: Check out these unseen photos of the original king of romance

December 03, 2017 2:47 pm

Check out the rare photos of Dev Anand on his sixth death anniversary.

On Dev Anand's 94th birth anniversary, here are the legend's unseen pictures

September 26, 2017 2:32 pm

Dev Anand's 94th birth anniversary: Not only did Dev Anand re-define romance with his incredible repertoire in the 50s, he also became the true definition of a 'hero' for Bollywood. Here are some unseen pictures of the legend who has given Bollywood some of its most memorable films.

SRK, Kajol, Aishwarya: Celebs who can play 'yesteryear actors' in biopics

October 18, 2014 12:17 pm

We look at some yesteryear actors whose inspiring and controversial life can be put down to be made a movie.

Dev Anand's 91st birth anniversary: Unseen pics of the evergreen actor

September 26, 2014 4:46 pm

On the 91st birth anniversary of the evergreen Dev Anand - actor, writer, director and producer, we bring to you a special photo album of his rare pictures with friends, contemporaries and fellow actor -actresses.