Chetan Anand Hindi Actor
  • DOB : 03-01-1921
  • Date of death: 06-07-1997
  • Star Sign : Capricorn
Chetan Anand (from 3 January 1921 to 6 July 1997) was a famous director of Hindi Films and elder brother of the film actor Dev Anand Dev Anand would be nostalgically remembered by fil >> Read More... Dev Anand . He made his debut with the film Neecha Nagar, which received the Best Film award at the first ever Cannes Film Festival in 1946 and also the first Indian film to get international recognition. After that he set up Navketan Films in association with his younger brother Dev Anand in 1949.

Chetan Anand was born in Lahore, British India and studied Hindu scriptures from Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya. He did his graduation in English from Government College Lahore. He was a member of Indian National Congress in 1930. Along with it, he also worked for BBC and taught at ‘The Doon School’, Dehradun.

He went to Mumbai to sell his first film script on King Ashoka. He has been casted as the lead role in a Hindi Film Rajkumar in 1944 by Phani Majumdar Phani Majumdar was a legendary Indian film directo >> Read More... Phani Majumdar . Afsar starring his younger brother Dev Anand, was the first film made by Navketan followed by Taxi Driver and Andhiyan. Chetan Anand, despite of being famous as a director, acted as a lead role in the films such as Humsafar in 1957, Kala Bazaar, Amman, Hindustan Ki Kasam Click to look into! >> Read More... Hindustan Ki Kasam etc.

He later teamed up with photographer , music director Madan Mohan Madan Mohan Kohli born on 25thJune 1924 in Iraq (B >> Read More... Madan Mohan , Lyricist Kaifi Azmi and actress Priya Rajvansh Priya Rajvansh was born in 1937, and her original >> Read More... Priya Rajvansh to start his own production banner called Himalaya films which gave hit films like Haqeeqat, Heer Ranjha Heer Ranjha is a Punjabi language serial on Zee Pu >> Read More... Heer Ranjha etc.

A book was written in 2006 by Anand’s wife and son – The Poetics of Film, which is a remark of his remembrance and also a documentary was made by his son with the same name which was released in 2008.