By Hindustan Times
NEW DELHI, Dec. 5 -- Dev Anand, the evergreen hero of Bollywood, lived life to the fullest. And those closest to Anand, 88, who died of a cardiac arrest in his London home late evening on Saturday, say he celebrated life to the end. As news of his death became public, tributes from friends and former colleagues began pouring in.
"An era has come to an end .. Dev Anand leaves a void never perhaps to be filled again .. his never give up belief, his joy of life," wrote actor Amitabh Bachchan on Twitter. Anand, who began his Bollywood journey with the film Hum Ek Hain in 1946, went to become one of India's leading actors, a director, producer and even a scriptwriter in the course of over a six-decade long career.
"Dev Saab is no more. I cannot believe it," said actor Dilip Kumar, who worked with Anand in the 1950s. "I was so proud when he beat