Dev Anand in retrospect: Recalling the original 'king of romance' and his evergreen hits [Photos]

On his birth anniversary, Firstpost looks back at four of late actor Dev Anand's most evergreen songs, from Guide to Tere Ghar Ke Samne.

FP Staff September 26, 2017 16:18:53 IST
On his birth anniversary, Firstpost recalls the legendary actor's Dev Anand through the lens of memorable music that he lent his presence to. It is no secret that his life is synonymous with his song 'Main Zindagi Ka Saath Nibhata Chala Gaya' from Vijay Anand's 1961 Hum Dono
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On his birth anniversary, Firstpost recalls the legendary actor's Dev Anand through the lens of memorable music that he lent his presence to. It is no secret that his life is synonymous with his song 'Main Zindagi Ka Saath Nibhata Chala Gaya' from Vijay Anand's 1961 Hum Dono
In what is arguably his most well known film, Vijay Anand's 1965 film Guide, Dev completely owned the role of Raju guide as he crooned the evergreen 'Gaata Rahe Mera Dil' alongside Waheeda Rehman
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In what is arguably his most well known film, Vijay Anand's 1965 film Guide, Dev completely owned the role of Raju guide as he crooned the evergreen 'Gaata Rahe Mera Dil' alongside Waheeda Rehman
It is an iconic sight to see Dev Anand as a nomad, his jhola hanging from the long stick he carries on his shoulders, in Kishore Kumar's 'Yeh Dil Na Hota Bechara' from Vijay Anand's 1967 thriller Jewel Thief
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It is an iconic sight to see Dev Anand as a nomad, his jhola hanging from the long stick he carries on his shoulders, in Kishore Kumar's 'Yeh Dil Na Hota Bechara' from Vijay Anand's 1967 thriller Jewel Thief
In a popular song from a lesser known film, Dev Anand reflected every bit of Nutan's luminosity as they shared the screen space in the song 'Dil Ka Bhanwar Kare Pukar' from Vijay Anand's 1963 film Tere Ghar Ke Samne. All images from YouTube
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In a popular song from a lesser known film, Dev Anand reflected every bit of Nutan's luminosity as they shared the screen space in the song 'Dil Ka Bhanwar Kare Pukar' from Vijay Anand's 1963 film Tere Ghar Ke Samne. All images from YouTube