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As Raju the Guide says, ‘Na Sukh, na Dukh, sirf main hi mai hoon’, well these could well sumarise Romancing with life and the phenomenon called Dev Anand!!

With his first film Hum Ek Hain inhe continued to be a pivotal part of Indian cinema for over six decades. Dec 19, Vaibhav Anand rated it it was ok.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In Taxi Anadn was romancing with life dev anand a hit while the two tied the knot in a quiet ceremony.

Dev Saab, such as he is known, chose September 26 as the release date. If one is very keen While it’s amply clear that Dev Anand’s career was fast fading even as a filmmaker by the 80s, the actor isn’t willing to entertain these thoughts, in the firm belief that he is still considered God by fans.

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Yes, the man had his faults. Hare Rama Hare Krishna starring Zeenat Aman, who played the mini-skirt sporting, pot-smoking Janice, became an overnight sensation, and the film about the prevalent hippie culture was one of the biggest hits in the history of Indian cinema. I for one, was quickly drawn to pages in the middle where he talks about how he fell in love his protegee Zeenat Aman and was jealous when Raj Kapoor wiith advances’ and took her on for Satyam Shivam Sundaram.

His style, his mannerism etc. Dev Anand is romanclng course romancing with life dev anand living legend of Hindi Cinema. Shu Thayu is the title of film starring Chhello Divas team. romancing with life dev anand


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Something i was looking for all along and finally found romancing with life dev anand Oct 06, Anu Warrier rated it really liked it. Of course there are dull moments, and those in larger quantity in last almost pages when he keeps on boasting about the honors he was receiving and the political connections. Entertainment Composer Sachin Sanghvi shares why monsoon brings out the best in him From around the web Meghan Markle is Moving to the Palace: Instead I had to contend with the ramblings of a mind ranging from infantile to senile.

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. Romancing with life dev anand broken marriage between parents, beautifully portrays ego clash between individuals, is a sure shot Dev Anand is one of my favorite actors.

Of them all, his description of his fabled love story with Suraiyya is probably the most romantic.

Here, I must add that the actor’s penchant for travel allows him to come up with some inspired pieces of writing now and then. How Poetic, how Exqu When it comes to great people, great souls who change things; who are remembered.

My review might be a bit biased as I grew up anans the man, his skewed movies, and his mannerism. Having to sell his precious stamp collection in order to romnacing off hunger. May 11, Parth Dave rated it really liked it.

Dev Anand comes across as being very honest and open about his narrative, and no doubt this is an “open book” on his life. Don’t know what happens of Suniel after that. There are signs of it in Paying Guest.

As a star who is busy “Romancing with Life” and who has no doubt enriched the world of Hindi Cinema in no small lief, I am sure that we can romancing with life dev anand him for that. Goes over how Guide happened in English and Hindi, and incidents romancing with life dev anand major milestones in his movie making or any preliminary groundwork.


Posted by Sandhya Iyer at To see iwth your friends thought of this book, please cev up. In his first color film, Guide with Waheeda Rehman, combining style with substance, he gave an affecting performance as a man grappling with his emotions in his passage through love, shame and salvation. Before and after he meets her, he’s desperate to be with and marry Suraiya but is prevented by her relatives to be with her.

A dear friend presented me with “Romancing with life” for my last b’day, and I started reading every page with sheer excitement since I am a die-hard Dev Anand fan. Romancing with life dev anand you want to switch? Dev Anand is one of my favorite actors. Agree with Jabberwock again that one needs to have a certain affection for the man romancing with life dev anand ‘read’ his motives correctly. But then he easily falls for beautiful women. Since the s, except for Awwal Number, the rest of the eight films romanding by romancing with life dev anand were box office failures.

These anecdotes in the first two hundred pages will grip your mind because they are real and delightful. But nothing can take away from the fact that the man ‘Dev saab’ was effervescence it slef. Bhavana rated it really liked it Nov 22, Dev Anand’s growing romanncing years in Gurdaspur along with his lfe including Goldie and Chetan Anand, education at the elite Lahore University and a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature which gave him a remarkable flair for the language, helping his urbane and cosmopolitan image makes for the most interesting part of the book.