Who is the Author of the Book “Romancing With Life” ?
Romancing with Life is an Autobiography written by Dev Anand also known as Dev Sahaab. Dharam Devdutt Pishorimal Anand (26 September 1923- 3 December 2011) was an Indian film Actor, Writer, Producer and Director. The Dev Anand name would been forever known for his work in Hindi Cinema.
Government of India honored him with the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2002 for his contribution to Indian Cinema. In his struggling days in Mumbai, Dev Anand also worked as a clerk in an accountancy firm for a salary something Rs. 85 to make ends meet.
Dev Anand took keen interest in politics and also formed a party named ‘National party of India’ which he later disbanded. In a whole golden career spanning more than 65 years with acting in 114 Hindi films, Dev Sahaab acted in just one two-hero film with Dilip Kumar in ‘Insaniyat’. Dev Anand popularity knew no bounds. Dev Anand worked in a Hollywood film, ‘The Evil Within’ which also starred one of his favorite leading ladies Zeenal Aman along with Vietnamese actress Kieu Chinh.
Dev Anand was awarded by Padam Bhushan in 2001 by Government of India (third highest civilian award) and awarded with many other award as National and International Award, Film fare and Honour and recognition award.