Dev Anand is ready with his autobiography, it’s to do with his 62 years in Mumbai, and his love affair with life. With Rare Pictures From His Personal Archive, Romancing With Life Is The Quintessential Dev Anand. Special Edition Includes Exclusive Free Dvd Of Dev. Romancing With Life, an autobiography. A Guide to self-love. Author: Dev Anand Pages: Publisher: Penguin Published in: Love or.
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If you don’t, you might want to invest few hours getting to know his extra-ordinary mind. Dev Anand narrates an honest tale of his life, which revolves around a loving family, supportive friends, adorable fans, pretty ladies, inspiring movies, a revolutionary film production house, awe-inspiring landscapes, foreign travels, various award functions, much-publicized love affairs, and innumerable romantic encounters.
Overall, it is a very likable read for those interested in understanding Dev Dfv, a loner anamd one of the most successful actors of the Indian cinema.
Romancing with Life (Book & DVD)
Review Romancing with Life is indeed a pleasure to read, but more than that it gives you an intimate view of the man, the legend, the eternal man of romance. The best films of Story of a boy from Gurdaspur who dreamt of making it big in the city of dreams, Bombay and how he did it! The highlight of his initial days in Bombay is his job as a censor for letters penned by Indian soldiers, wherein one gets the first flashes of his unbridled charm as a ladies man.
Really enjoyed knowing about him. Buy the selected items together This item: Always a fan of his works; his style, songs and his movies. Most searched celebs of D-Town debutants who stole the show in The book meanders towards the end, much like his present movies do, but what you come away with is a sense of his unbeatable optimism, his almost child-like joy in living life to the fullest. The detail with which each incident is described at times feels like a film script.
Book signings from New York to Chennai thronged with fans wanting a glimpse of the man, a smile, an autograph. Neeru Bajwa in her blue suit is the perfect cure for your mid-week blues. Hardcoverpages. Jul 21, Sandhya rated it liked it. romancinh
With rare pictures from his personal archive, “Romancing with Life” is the quintessential Dev Anand. His joy for life was indeed infectious. The autobiography is full of verbal flourishes, sometimes using up whole reams of print where two sentences would have done the trick.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. It’s a wonderful, often dreamy account of a star shining bright on his own in the very first galaxy of Indian cinema.
Gigi Girija Oak is multi-talented: But we forget that the Charm and the Magic of it all, it’s like an obsession, a constant flirtation with adversity and no one sums it better than Dev Anand!! Of the many celebrity biographies I have read this is the best because it is written with honesty and flair.
For a long time, he remains very shy as a person but he’s aware of the effect his good looks have on women and he flirts all the time–in his own reserved manner.
Good read for anyone interested in Bollywood. Apr 13, Sanjeev rated it it was amazing. He always looked for inspiring stories that he could show as movies.
Regardless, he sincerely talks about his highs and lows, thanks to his crisp and cogent inner thoughts. Get to Know Us.
The fact that his latter day movies were either inspired by newspaper headlines or a spur of the moment idea without enough thought going into them, explain their repeated failures at the box office. As everyone’s review points out.
The Summing Up: Romancing With Life, an autobiography
The initial chapters related to his childhood, his love for parents and siblings, tragic loss of his mother, and his sudden departure to Bombay following his father’s inabi Dev Anand narrates an honest tale of his life, which revolves around a loving family, supportive friends, adorable fans, pretty ladies, inspiring movies, a revolutionary film production house, awe-inspiring landscapes, foreign travels, various award functions, much-publicized love affairs, and innumerable romantic encounters.
Dev Anand was an award-winning actor, writer, director, and producer of Indian films in Hindi. He relates his interaction with Pt Nehru with much pride but repeats the general impression of Indira Gandhi being a ‘dumb doll. A-to-Z Guarantee not applicable on used products. Films are a passion with him and the best part of the book are those that deal with his movies. Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 10 days.
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth are not in a hurry to go the family way. And I wish it were the same for his autobiography, but it does not. In a career spanning over sixty five years, Dev Anand acted in films. To be fair, when one picks up an autobiography it is only to be expected which is why “unauthorized” biographies work betterbut the second half was really boring.
Dev sahaab has written his stories in a very attractive style; elegant English, I must say! He doesn’t write much about his contemporaries and co-stars. Dev Anandone of my hot favorites, had a phenomenal impact on Indian cinema and Indian audience. No romance with wife but a lot with others.
Reva-team is all set for their next movie. Pranav Certified Buyer 11 Jan, But to give him his due, his passion for cinema mixed a perilous streak for taking risks is what gave him an edge as an actor and producer. Open Preview See a Problem?
This book too one other from the same publisher deserved a much much better print n paper, it’s a shame otherwise.