Published:  12:37 AM, 26 September 2017

Dev Anand

Dev Anand

Dharam Devdutt Pishorimal Anand (26 September 1923 ), known as Dev Anand, was an Indian film actor, writer, director, producer, and comedian known for his work in the history of Indian cinema. His father Pishori Lal Anand was a well-to-do advocate in Gurdaspur District Court. Dev was the third of four sons born to Anand.

One of Dev's younger sisters is Sheel Kanta Kapur, who is the mother of film director Shekhar Kapur. His older brothers were Manmohan Anand (Advocate, Gurdaspur Dist. Court) and Chetan Anand and the younger one was Vijay Anand. Dev completed a BA degree in English Literature from the Government College, Lahore in British India.


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