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Dev Anand Is No More, Succumbs To Cardiac Arrest In London!
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Legendary actor Dev Anand passed away on Sunday after a massive cardiac arrest in London. He was 88.

"His son Sunil came out of the bathroom and saw that Dev saab was not responding. He called the doctor, who said that he had a heart attack. He died at 10 in the night in London," Mohan Churiwala, Dev Anand's manager said.

Dev Anand made his debut as an actor in 1946 in 'Hum Ek Hain'. When his film 'Ziddi' was released in 1947 he was already a superstar.

Among his countless hits were 'Paying Guest', 'Jewel Thief', 'CID', 'Johny Mera Naam', 'Warrant', 'Hare Rama Hare Krishna' and 'Des Pardes'.

For his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema, Dev Anand was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2002.

He established his film production company Navketan International Films in 1949 and produced more than 35 movies.

He is survived by his wife, former actress Kalpana Karthik, a son and a daughter.


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