PM Modi Pays Tribute to Dev Anand on His 100th Birth Anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the legendary actor Dev Anand on his 100th birth anniversary, commemorating his significant contributions to Indian cinema. Dev Anand, known for iconic films like “Hum Dono,” “Tere Ghar Ke Samne,” “CID,” and “Guide,” passed away in 2011 at the age of 88.

PM Modi highlighted Dev Anand’s enduring legacy, describing him as an evergreen icon with unparalleled storytelling skills and a profound passion for cinema. He noted that Dev Anand’s films not only entertained audiences but also reflected the evolving society and aspirations of India, making them timeless classics that continue to influence generations.

Dev Anand’s journey in the film industry began in 1946 with his debut in “Hum Ek Hain.” He subsequently rose to prominence with movies like “Paying Guest,” “Baazi,” “Jewel Thief,” “Johny Mera Naam,” “Amir Garib,” “Warrant,” and “Hare Rama Hare Krishna,” where he also showcased his directorial prowess.

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to Indian cinema, Dev Anand received the prestigious Padma Bhushan award in 2001 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2002.

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