Dev Anand

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Dharamdev Pishorimal Anand (26 September 1923 – 3 December 2011), known as Dev Anand, was a noted Hindi film actor, writer, director and producer known for his work in Hindi films, through a career that spanned over six decades.wikipedia
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Dharamdev Pishorimal Anand (26 September 1923 – 3 December 2011), known as Dev Anand, was a noted Hindi film actor, writer, director and producer known for his work in Hindi films, through a career that spanned over six decades.
Many actors, filmmakers and musicians from the Lahore industry migrated to the Bombay industry during the 1940s, including actors K. L. Saigal, Prithviraj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Dev Anand; playback singers Mohammed Rafi, Noorjahan, and Shamshad Begum.

Navketan Films

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Part of the Anand family, he co-founded Navketan Films in 1949 with his elder brother Chetan Anand.
Started in 1949 by actor-director and producer Dev Anand and his elder brother Chetan Anand, whose debut film, Neecha Nagar, received the Palme d'Or (Best Film) award, at the first ever Cannes Film Festival in 1946.

Kalpana Kartik

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In 1954, Dev married Kalpana Kartik (actual name Mona Singha), a Bollywood actress from Shimla, in a private marriage during the shooting of the film Taxi Driver.
She is the widow of Hindi film actor and film maker Late Dev Anand.

Chetan Anand (director)

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His older brothers were Manmohan Anand (Advocate, Gurdaspur Dist. Court) and Chetan Anand and the younger one was Vijay Anand.
Later he co-founded Navketan Films with his younger brother Dev Anand in 1949.

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Part of the Anand family, he co-founded Navketan Films in 1949 with his elder brother Chetan Anand.

Shekhar Kapur

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One of Dev's younger sisters is Sheel Kanta Kapur, who is the mother of film director Shekhar Kapur.
The nephew of famous Indian actor Dev Anand, he was discouraged from getting into films by his father.

Vijay Anand (filmmaker)

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His older brothers were Manmohan Anand (Advocate, Gurdaspur Dist. Court) and Chetan Anand and the younger one was Vijay Anand.
He was the youngest of the four Anand siblings, including producer and director Chetan Anand and Dev Anand, one of the greatest and most beloved of Hindi film stars, his sister is Sheel Kanta Kapur, who is the mother of acclaimed Indian film director Shekhar Kapur.

Baazi (1951 film)

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Dev chose Guru Dutt as director for the crime thriller, Baazi (1951).
This was the second film of Dev Anand's production house Navketan Films, and as per a commitment given by Dev Anand to Guru Dutt in their days of struggle, the movie was directed by Dutt.

Munimji

A rapid-fire style of dialogue delivery and a penchant for nodding while speaking became Dev's style in films such as House No. 44 (1955), Pocket Maar (1956), Munimji (1955), Funtoosh (1956), C.I.D. (1956) and Paying Guest (1957).
Munimji is a 1955 Indian Hindi-language movie starring Dev Anand and Nalini Jaywant, and directed by Subodh Mukherjee.

Suneil Anand

The couple had a son, Suneil Anand in 1956 and later a daughter, Devina, was born.
He is the son of former actors Dev Anand and Kalpana Kartik.

Ziddi (1948 film)

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He spotted Anand hanging around in the studios and picked him as the hero for the Bombay Talkies production Ziddi (1948), co-starring Kamini Kaushal, which became an instant success.
The film helped establish its actors Dev Anand, Kamini Kaushal and Pran in Hindi films.

Funtoosh

A rapid-fire style of dialogue delivery and a penchant for nodding while speaking became Dev's style in films such as House No. 44 (1955), Pocket Maar (1956), Munimji (1955), Funtoosh (1956), C.I.D. (1956) and Paying Guest (1957).
The film stars Dev Anand, Sheila Ramani and K.N. Singh.

Nau Do Gyarah

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They signed all the film offers and subsequently the movies Aandhiyan (1952), Taxi Driver (1954), House No. 44 (1955) and Nau Do Gyarah (1957) went on to become big hits too.
Nau Do Gyarah (the Hindi idiom means "to run away") is a 1957 Indian Hindi-language film produced by Dev Anand.

Vidya (film)

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The two of them were paired in seven films together: Vidya (1948), Jeet (1949), Shair (1949), Afsar (1950), Nili (1950), Do Sitare (1951) and Sanam (1951), all of which were successful at the box office.
Vidya is 1948 Bollywood family drama film directed by Girish Trivedi, starring Dev Anand, Suraiya and Madan Puri.

Kala Bazar

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He starred in a string of box office successes for the remainder of the 1950s opposite newcomer Waheeda Rehman in C.I.D. (1956), Solva Saal (1958), Kala Bazar (1960) and Baat Ek Raat Ki (1962).
Kala Bazar is a 1960 Hindi film produced by Dev Anand for Navketan Films.

House No. 44

A rapid-fire style of dialogue delivery and a penchant for nodding while speaking became Dev's style in films such as House No. 44 (1955), Pocket Maar (1956), Munimji (1955), Funtoosh (1956), C.I.D. (1956) and Paying Guest (1957). They signed all the film offers and subsequently the movies Aandhiyan (1952), Taxi Driver (1954), House No. 44 (1955) and Nau Do Gyarah (1957) went on to become big hits too.
44' is a 1955 Hindi film directed by M. K. Burman and produced by Dev Anand for his banner Navketan Films.

Kamala Kotnis

Dev Anand quoted in an interview that "I remember when I gate-crashed into the office of the man who gave me the first break, he kept looking at me – Babu Rao Pai of Prabhat Film Studios. At that time he made up his mind that this boy deserves a break and later mentioned to his people that 'this boy struck me because of his smile and beautiful eyes and his tremendous confidence.'" Then he was soon offered the lead role in Prabhat Films' Hum Ek Hain (1946), a film about Hindu-Muslim unity, where Dev Anand played a Hindu boy and was paired opposite Kamala Kotnis.
She is also notable for being Dev Anand's first heroine in Hum Ek Hai, released in 1946.

Suraiya

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Dev Anand had a love affair with actress Suraiya from 1948–1951, but they never married, because of opposition by Suraiya's maternal grandmother.
In the late 1940s, she worked with Dev Anand.

Sanam (1951 film)

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The two of them were paired in seven films together: Vidya (1948), Jeet (1949), Shair (1949), Afsar (1950), Nili (1950), Do Sitare (1951) and Sanam (1951), all of which were successful at the box office.
It starred Dev Anand, and his co-star was Suraiya, who also recorded the playback singing for the film.

Afsar (1950 film)

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The two of them were paired in seven films together: Vidya (1948), Jeet (1949), Shair (1949), Afsar (1950), Nili (1950), Do Sitare (1951) and Sanam (1951), all of which were successful at the box office.
It was produced by and starred Dev Anand.

Kala Pani (1958 film)

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With his acting in Kala Pani (1958), as the son who is willing to go to any lengths to clear his framed father's name, he won his first Filmfare award for Best Actor for the film.
Kala Pani is a 1958 Hindi movie, produced by Dev Anand for Navketan Films and directed by Raj Khosla.

Aandhiyan (1952 film)

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They signed all the film offers and subsequently the movies Aandhiyan (1952), Taxi Driver (1954), House No. 44 (1955) and Nau Do Gyarah (1957) went on to become big hits too.
It starred Dev Anand, Nimmi and Kalpana Kartik in lead roles.

Taxi Driver (1954 film)

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They signed all the film offers and subsequently the movies Aandhiyan (1952), Taxi Driver (1954), House No. 44 (1955) and Nau Do Gyarah (1957) went on to become big hits too.
The film was directed by Chetan Anand and stars his brother Dev Anand, Dev's wife-to-be Kalpana Kartik and Johnny Walker.

Guru Dutt

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Dev chose Guru Dutt as director for the crime thriller, Baazi (1951). While shooting the film in Pune, Anand befriended the actor Guru Dutt.
It was at Prabhat Film Company that Dutt met two people who would remain his good friends for life – actors Rehman and Dev Anand.

Kishore Kumar

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Dev had forged a very strong bond of friendship with Kishore Kumar during the making of the film.
S. D. Burman kept making Kishore sing for Dev Anand from the 50s to the early 70s.