Sunday, December 4

Dev Anand's Children and Family

Dev Anand
The legendary actor Dev Anand passed away on 4th December in London. He was not keeping well for some time and had gone to London for medical check up. The never say die attitude of this evergreen actor is appreciated by the entire film fraternity. Dev Anand the style icon of yester years was born in Gurdaspur in Punjab in 1923. He did his schooling in Punjab and early college at Dharamshala now in Himachal Pradesh. Later he went to Lahore and did MA in English Literature.

Right from the college days Dev Anand wanted to become a film actor. He was a sports person and used to play Tennis. After doing a clerical job for few months he landed up in Mumbai and started giving Auditions at various production houses. Hum Ek Hain was his first Movie and he never looked back then.

Dev Anand married Kalpana Kartik in 1954 and he has two children, son Suniel Anand and daughter devina. Kalpana Kartik's original name was Mona Singh and she hails from Shimla. She has done few movies and all with Dev Anand.

Suniel Anand, son of Dev Anand also tried his luck in movies and was introduced in the movie Anand aur Anand. He has got a degree in Business Administration from American University. After his stint with movies which could not do well at the Box Office he is now looking after Navketan Films, the production company started by Dev Anand and his brothers.

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