New Delhi : Actor Rishi Kapoor took to Twitter to pay tribute to the late legendary actor Dev Anand on his 97th birth anniversary. Mr. Kapoor shared a heartfelt message by dedicating 10 best Dev Anand’s songs that will remind people of his forever-young personality.
Dev Anand, who was born on September 26, 1923 in Gurdaspur district in Punjab, died in 2011 aged 88 in London after a cardiac arrest. His last project “Chargesheet” was ready for release when he died.
The actor-director-producer was working till his last and he was planning an extension of his cult hit “Hare Rama Hare Krishna.” In his last interview to PTI on his 88th birthday, Dev Anand said that he had still a lot to offer.
Honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2002, Dev Anand had also been politically active who stood up against the 1975 Emergency imposed by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. In a career spanning of almost six decades, he worked in films like “Guide”, “Taxi Driver”, “Jewel Thief”, “CID”among others.