Monday, December 5, 2011

Indian Cinema mourns Dev Anand's death‎

Dharam Dev Anand 26 September 1923 – 3December 2011), better known as Dev Anand, was an Indian film actor, writer, director and producer known for his work in Hindi cinema. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2002 for his contribution to Indian cinema. His career spanned more than 65 years and acted in 114 Hindi films of which 110 have him play the main lead hero. He is popular for his stylisg Hats and scarf around his neck,popularly known as Every Green Dev Anand. Dev Anand died at around 10:00 PM (GMT) on 3 December 2011 in London (3:30 AM IST on 4 December 2011 in India), of a cardiac arrest.

Awards, honors and recognitions

Civilian Honors
2001 – Padma Bhushan (India's third highest civilian award from the Government of India)

National Film Awards
2002 – Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India's highest award for cinematic excellence

Filmfare Awards
1958 - Winner Best Actor for Kalapani
1966 - Winner Best Film for Guide
1991 - Winner Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award

National honors and recognitions
1996 – Star Screen Lifetime Achievement Award
1997 – Mumbai Academy of Moving Images Award for his Outstanding Services to the Indian Film Industry
1998 – Lifetime Achievement Award by the Ujala Anandlok Film Awards Committee in Calcutta

1999 – Sansui Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'Immense Contribution to Indian Cinema' in New Delhi
2000 – Film Goers' Mega Movie Maestro of the Millennium Award in Mumbai
2001 – Special Screen Award for his contribution to Indian cinema
2001 – Evergreen Star of the Millennium Award at the Zee Gold Bollywood Awards
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 (United States)
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[45]
2005 – Sony Golden Glory Award
2006 – ANR Award by the Akkineni International Foundation
2006 – Glory of India Award by IIAF, London[48]
2007 – Punjab Ratan (Jewel of Punjab) Award by the World Punjabi Organisation (European Division) for his outstanding contribution in the field of art and entertainment.[49]
2008 – Lifetime Achievement Award by Ramya Cultural Academy in association with Vinmusiclub[50]
2008 – Lifetime Achievement Award by Rotary Club of Bombay[51]
2008 – Awarded at the IIJS Solitaire Awards[52]
2009 – Outstanding contribution to Indian cinema at the Max Stardust Awards[53]
2009 – Legend Award was given to Dev Anand by Rajnikanth[54]
2010 – Phalke Ratna Award by Dadasaheb Phalke Academy[55]
2010 – Rashtriya Gaurav Award[56]
2011 – Rashtriya Kishore Kumar Samman from the Government of Madhya Pradesh[57]
2011 – NDTV Indian of the Year's Lifetime Achievement Award with Rahul Dravid[58]