Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his heartfelt tribute to the legendary actor Dev Anand on the occasion of his 100th birth anniversary. PM Modi took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to share his sentiments, along with a couple of cherished photographs featuring the late veteran star.
100 Years of Dev Anand: PM Narendra Modi pens a note for “Evergreen icon”; remembers his “timeless performances”
In his touching message, PM Modi praised Dev Anand as an everlasting icon whose storytelling prowess and devotion to cinema were unparalleled. He highlighted how Dev Anand's films not only entertained but also mirrored the evolving society and aspirations of India. The Prime Minister underscored that Dev Anand's timeless performances continue to inspire and resonate with generations.
PM Modi's tweet read, "Dev Anand Ji is remembered as an evergreen icon. His flair for storytelling and passion for cinema were unmatched. His films not only entertained but also reflected the changing society and aspirations of India. His timeless performances continue to influence generations. Remembering him on his 100th birth anniversary."
Dev Anand Ji is remembered as an evergreen icon. His flair for storytelling and passion for cinema were unmatched. His films not only entertained but also reflected the changing society and aspirations of India. His timeless performances continue to influence generations.… pic.twitter.com/j1JdajHUec
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 26, 2023
Dev Anand, born on September 26, 1923, is hailed as one of the most accomplished actors in the history of the Bollywood film industry. Over a career spanning nearly six decades, he etched an indelible mark through his diverse roles in iconic films like Guide, Taxi Driver, Jewel Thief, and CID. Dev Anand was renowned for his ability to break new ground in cinema, portraying characters as diverse as a smuggler in Jaal, an absconding gang member in Dushman, a black marketeer in Kala Bazar, and a murderer in Bombay Ka Babu.
Dev Anand's illustrious journey in the world of cinema came to a poignant end on December 3, 2011, when he took his last breath in his room at The Washington Mayfair Hotel in London at the age of 88.
BOLLYWOOD NEWS - LIVE UPDATES
Catch us for latest Bollywood News, New Bollywood Movies update, Box office collection, New Movies Release , Bollywood News Hindi, Entertainment News, Bollywood Live News Today & Upcoming Movies 2023 and stay updated with latest hindi movies only on Bollywood Hungama.