India-Forums

   

India lost an illustrious son in Dev Anand: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and yesteryears actress J. Jayalalithaa Sunday condoled the death of Bollywood legend Dev Anand in London, saying India has lost 'a great actor, an illustrious son and a true patriot'.

Sunday, December 04, 2011 | 3:32:19 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
 0 Comments | 997 Views | Copyright: IANS

dev anand

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and yesteryears actress J. Jayalalithaa Sunday condoled the death of Bollywood legend Dev Anand in London, saying India has lost 'a great actor, an illustrious son and a true patriot'.

'The universally popular evergreen hero of 'Hum Dono', 'Kala Pani', 'Guide' and so many other much acclaimed movies was the epitome of Indian pride and sensibility,' Jayalaltihaa said in a statement here.

She said the actor 'charted his own course on the silver screen and was an institution by himself. A most versatile actor, his footprints on Indian cinema are indelible.'

'He lived life to the full and was known above all as a good human being. Having many box office hits to his credit, almost all his films like 'Ziddi', 'Hum Dono', 'Baazi', 'Kala Pani', 'Tere Ghar Ke Samne' are memorable,' the chief minister added.

Describing Dev Anand as a 'multifaceted personality', she said 'every role he played created an impact on the minds of viewers. His movies were noteworthy for their melodious songs which are popular even today.'

He has won many richly deserved national and international awards and honours, she added.

'His demise is an irreparable loss to the film industry as well as to the nation. Dev Anand's death has left a void that can never be filled,' Jayalalithaa said conveying her deepest condolences to the family members of the departed actor.


User Rating Rating(0 Votes)
Share this News on your Social Network.

User Comments & Ratings

Join India Forums for free to comment on this story. Have an account already? Use Quick Login to comment.
Dear Readers,
  • Please do not use derogatory comments in reply to the stories published on Bollywood, India-Forums.
  • The credibility of the site matter to us, and the comments in bad taste tend to invariably hurt the actors/production house/channel etc.
  • So kindly, refrain from creating an unhealthy atmosphere for all, and keep your comments constructive.
  • Also, please use the Rate It button if you want to just thank the author for posting the story.

RELATED CELEBRITIES

  • Page 1 of 1

Bollywood Hot N' Happening Articles Index

Premiere of CHARGESHEET

Views : 26540 | Comments : 0

Chargesheet - Press Conference

Views : 15566 | Comments : 0

Star Screen Awards - Teaser

Views : 8626 | Comments : 2

Star Screen Awards 2010

Views : 30807 | Comments : 0

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.

Popular Channels :
Star Plus | Zee TV | Sony TV | Colors TV | SAB TV | Life OK

Quick Links :
Top 100 TV Celebrities | Top 100 Bollywood Celebs | About Us | Contact Us | Advertise | Forum Index