Dev Anand made his debut as an actor in 1946 in Hum Ek Hain. 1947's Ziddi made him Superstar.
He gave more than 100 superhits. Among his countless hits were Paying Guest, Baazi, Jewel Thief, CID, Johny Mera Naam, Amir Garib, Warrant, Hare Rama Hare Krishna and Des Pardes.
He established his film production company Navketan International Films in 1949 and produced more than 35 movies.
For his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema, Dev Anand was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2002.
In 1993, he received a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award and in 1996 he received a Screen Videocon Lifetime Achievement Award.
when he died leaving behind new project Song Of Life in which he was to play the central character.
This is my tribute to him.