Birth Place (ਜਨਮ ਸਥਾਨ)- Gurdaspur, Punjab, British India (now Gurdaspur, Punjab, India)
Date of Birth (ਜਨਮ ਤਾਰੀਖ)- 26 September 1923
Film debut (ਫਿਲਮੀ ‘ਸ਼ੁਰੂਆਤ)- Hum Ek Hain(1946)
After having played the Lead Actor for more than five decades in over 110 motion pictures, Dev Anand continues to bestride Indian Cinema today. He has given a new dimension to that magical state known as Stardom. And for his exemplary work he was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2001 by the President of India. He has always remained eternally youthful by his remarkable ability to live always in the present and the future; never in the past. Also, as head of his film production company Navketan International Films, which was founded in 1949, Anand has introduced a multitude of talent to the Indian Film Industry by way of actors, directors, music composers and cinematographers. Dev Anand won many awards for his lifetime achievement to Indian Cinema.