Dharamdev Anand, known as Dev Anand was a successful film actor, writer, director, producer, and comedian. In a span of over 6 decades, Dev Anand was an evergreen romantic hero. The top 10 Best Dev Anand movies are-
Dev Anand amazingly played an ace gambler who was forced to join a gambling syndicate to arrange money for treatment of his ill sister and is sabotaged for murder when he wants to get out from this gamble. This film was Released in 1951 with Yogita Bali and Kalpana Kartik. The music composed by S.D. Burman was really a big hit.
This is one of the best performance ever delivered by Dev Anand. The film is based on a story written by Mulk Raj Anand, This is one of the rare films in which Dev Anand gave up his characteristic mannerisms to deliver a sincere and honest performance demanded by his role.
Dev Anand plays a double role in this movie. One of them is forced to swap their lives due to unavoidable circumstances. The songs from the film are hummed ever after. Dev Anand’s pairing with the beautiful actress Sadhana was loved by almost everyone.
This movie shown a very intense performance of Dev Anand was a bit deterred by forced romance with lead actress Madhubala and Nalini Jaywant. For his sterling performance of a man out to prove the innocence of his jailed father, Dev Anand won Best Actor Filmfare Award for this film.
A romantic comedy between Dev Anand and Nutan comes as a breath of fresh air with amazing songs to support them. As the film shifts from romantic comedy to drama and finally a thriller, Dev Anand easily carries his performance amazingly with these tempos.
This is one of the wonderful films of Dev Anand of Indian cinema. Dev Anand portrayed the role of Vinay, finds himself constantly mistaken for a jewel thief, Amar. To clear his name, he joins hands with the police to imitate the thief, and crack the crime ring.
Bombai Ka Babu
Dev Anand’s character tilts towards the dangerous territory of incest. A handsome man, Babu Unfortunately, he falls in love with their daughter, who everyone assumes to be his sister because he is duping her family pretending to be their long-lost son. The dilemma of the character is brought alive on screen by Dev Anand in his own inimitable style, especially during the song ‘Chal ri sajni’. Bombai ka Babu is a thrilling experience.
Johny Mera Naam
Johnny Mera Naam is the most seductive film of Dev Anand. It also shot Kishore Kumar into the limelight with a very popular song ‘Pal Bhar Ke Liye’ composed by Kalyanji-Anandji. The script and songs explored Dev Anand’s full potential as a versatile actor.
Hare Rama Hare Krishna
Dev Anand played a loving elder brother to Zeenat Aman who died as a drug addict because of her conflicting parents. His efforts to reform his sister were really touching which was filmed when International Hare Krishna movement rose to prominence in the 1970s.
Guide is not only flawless performance of Dev Anand, but it is really a masterpiece of Indian Cinema. The film was selected as Best Foreign Language Film at the 38th Academy Awards in Indian entry and winning all four of the major awards for Best Movie, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Actress at the Filmfare Award.
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