Milestones in the life of Bollywood legend Dev Anand!

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New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Here is a fact file on evergreen star Dev Anad, who turned 85 Friday.

- Name: Dev Anand
- Original Name: Devdutt Pishorimal Anand
- Nick Name: Chiru
- Born: Sep 26, 1923
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- Birth Place: Gurdaspur, Punjab

Family
- Father: Advocate Pishorimal Anand
- Brothers - Chetan Anand (director) Vijay Anand (actor-director).
- Sister - Sheel Kanta Kapur (mother of renowned Hindi and English film director Shekhar Kapur)
- Wife - Kalpana Kartik
- Son - Suniel Anand
- Daughter - Devina

Education

- B.A. (English honors) from Government College, Lahore (now in Pakistan)

Career

- First Job: Joined military censor office, Mumbai
- First Assignment: Hum Ek Hain (1946)
- First Hit: "Ziddi" (1948)
- First Double Role - "Hum Dono" (1961)
- First Heroine - Kalpana Kartik, Geeta Bali
- First Filmfare Award - 1958 for "Kala Pani"
- First Car: Black Hillman
- First Autobiography: "Romancing with Life - an autobiography by Dev Anand" (2007)
- First Film as Director: "Prem Pujari" (1970)
- In 1949, Dev and his elder brother Chetan Anand launched their home banner, Navketan

Landmark films

1951: "Baazi" - co-stars: Kalpana Kartik, Geeta Bali
1954: "Taxi Driver" - co-star: Kalpana Kartik
1956: "CID Shakila" - co-star: Waheeda Rehman
1957: "Paying Guest" - co-star: Nutan
1958: "Kala Pani" - co-stars: Madhubala, Nalini Jaywant
1961: "Hum Dono" - co-stars: Sadhana, Nanda
1963: "Tere Ghar Ke Saamne" - co-star: Nutan
1965: "Guide" - co-star: Waheeda Rehman
1967: "Jewel Thief" - co-star: Vyjayanthimala Bali
1970: "Johnny Mera Naam" - co-star: Hema Malini
1972: "Hare Rama Hare Krishna" - co-stars: Mumtaz, Zeenat Aman

Awards

Filmfare Awards

- 1958 - Best Actor for Kala Pani
- 1966 - Best Actor for Guide
- 1966 - Best Film for Guide
- 1991 - Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award

National Honours

- 1996 - Star Screen Lifetime Achievement Award
- 1997 - Mumbai Academy of Moving Images Award for Outstanding Services to the Indian Film Industry.
- 1999 - Sansui "Lifetime Achievement Award" for his 'Immense Contribution to Indian Cinema'
- 2001 - Padma Bhushan Award (India's third highest civilian award from the Government of India)
- 2001 - Special Screen Award for his contribution to Indian cinema.
- 2001 - Evergreen Star of the Millennium Award at the Zee Gold Bollywood Awards
- 2002 - Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India's highest award for cinematic excellence
- 2003 - Lifetime Achievement Award for 'Outstanding Achievement in Indian Cinema' at IIFA Award in Johannesburg, South Africa.
- 2004 - Legend of Indian Cinema Award at Atlantic City (US)
- 2004 - Living Legend Award by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in recognition of his contribution to the Indian entertainment industry.
- 2007 - Punjab Ratan (Jewel of Punjab) Award by the World Punjabi Organisation (European Division)
- 2008 - Lifetime Achievement Award by Rotary Club of Bombay

International Honours

- In July 2000, in New York City, Dev Anand was honoured by an Award at the hands of the then First Lady of the US - Hillary Rodham Clinton - for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.

- In 2000, he was awarded the Indo-American Association Star of the Millennium Award in the Silicon Valley, California.

- Donna Ferrar, Member New York State Assembly, honoured him with a "New York State Assembly Citation" for his 'Outstanding Contribution to the Cinematic Arts Worthy of the Esteem and Gratitude of the Great State of New York' on May 1, 2001.

- In 2005, he was honoured with a "Special National Film Award" by the Government of Nepal at Nepal's first National Film Festival.