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I read the first few chapters with some focus to know about Dev Anand’s upbringing and then only those paras from chapters that appeared intriguing to me. Looking forward to similar works Okay, enough of the man.

He wants to study abroad like his brother Chetan but learns of the father’s dwindling financial situation so feels forced to leave for Bombay to become an actor.

Top 10 Telugu songs of With characteristic abandon, he makes light of his failures while focusing with pride and joy on his achievements. Burman and Kishore Kumar that charms listeners to this day. I got a paper copy off of Amazon, but this book does not ship with a DVD anymore.

Write a product review. May 02, Suhasini Srihari rated it really liked it. Jigar Gadhvi sings for his next starring Aarohi Patel.

Celebrities and fans react to the trailer of the film. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Return to Book Page. Dev Anand is clearly in love with himself and with his on-screen persona, which he has promptly addressed right in the preface.

I read the first few chapters with some focus to know about Dev Anand’s upbringing and then only those paras from chapters that appeared intriguing t Having been brought up amidst the 70s Hindi film music and many gossipy insights from my father on the lives of the 60s and 70s Hindi film actors, I’ve looked forward to reading their biographies to know the real humans. The fact that his latter day movies were either inspired by newspaper headlines or a spur of the moment idea without enough thought going into them, explain their repeated failures at the box office.

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But then he easily falls for beautiful women. Nikitha wants an item number. Mar 15, Shaiju Mathew rated it really liked it. Romancing with Life is indeed a pleasure to read, but more than that it gives you an intimate view of the man, the legend, the eternal man of romance. Dev Anand has produced an unputdownable book chock-full of bittersweet reminiscences, written in a pacy, effervescent style that carries the reader through sixty of Bollywood’s most interesting years. On the plus side, Dev Anand had a long, long life.

Unplanned scripts, hurried shooting what live looked at the fag end. I want to throw the book into the air and see a million hands reaching up to grab it. I romancung to know if he remained loyal to his wife or had affairs with his muses–some of them would have been the age of his granddaughter. D-Town debutants who stole dwv show in To verify, just follow the link in the message.

Nicely written, though glossing over so many contemporary details. First romancint on www. But nothing can take away from the fact that the man ‘Dev saab’ was effervescence it slef.

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Maybe it’s just me, but these are names I have never heard – neither the actors nor the movies! Pranav Certified Buyer 11 Jan, Additionally, Dev Anand was blessed to have two phenomenally talented filmmakers as his brothers. Dev Anand narrates an honest tale of his life, which revolves around a loving family, supportive friends, adorable fans, pretty ladies, inspiring movies, a revolutionary film production house, awe-inspiring landscapes, romancimg travels, various award functions, much-publicized love affairs, and innumerable romantic encounters.

But then again he is a film-maker and not a writer which kind of explains the way he writes – it’s – i dunno – “visual” if you will and for want of a better word like that but sometimes the writing gets bizarre and surreal like in the chapter when he is recovering post hernia surgery.


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A firm belief in the venerable Vinod Mehta’s quip ‘Politicians and filmstars make the most boring people to interview read ‘, makes me a bit wary of books on celebrities, particularly filmstars. Beyond the Dream Girl. Apart from his many encounters of the sexual kind, there are no romancig details about any of his contemporaries.

If you don’t, you might want to invest few hours getting to know his extra-ordinary mind.

However, for a fan like me, even this is more than enough. Eith is a ‘love’ly poster from Pranav Mohanlal starrer ‘Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu’. Like a river in flow, a life in action washes away the dirt. Published September 26th by Penguin India first published The Ranveer Singh anznd crosses Rs crore worldwide in three days. Yet on feels a little disappointed in his miserliness in holding back too much, especially when it comes to other luminaries of his times, including his co-stars.

Having to sell his precious stamp collection in order to stave off hunger. He was best among trio of Dilip Kumar. But to give him his due, his passion for cinema mixed a perilous streak for taking risks is what gave him an edge as an actor and producer. Rajkapoor and Dev Anand.

Struggles for many years in the beginning, lives off some people, including Chetan Anand when he also gets to Bombay after quitting his teaching job in Doon school. Gippy Grewal is set to begin the new year with a bang. He was born on 26 September,in Gurdaspur.