03 Dec 2020: Tina Ambani shares heartfelt post on Dev Anand's death anniversary
Sharing an old picture with him, she wrote, "Thank you for believing in me Dev sa'ab."
Dev Anand, widely called the first evergreen hero of Bollywood, bid adieu to the world on December 3, 2011.
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Details: Your absence is felt deeply: Tina
Tina, who had made her acting debut alongside Dev Anand, paid tribute to him through an emotional post on his ninth death anniversary.
She wrote, "A toast to the man who opened the door to a world of possibility, creativity and discovery for me. Thank you for believing in me Dev sa'ab. And thank you for the memories. Your absence is felt deeply (sic)."
Fact: Here is her Instagram post
Debut: Tina starred with Dev Anand in 'Des Pardes' in 1978
Tina had made her debut in Bollywood alongside Dev Anand in Des Pardes in 1978.
The movie, produced and directed by the late legendary actor, also starred Pran, Ajit Khan, Amjad Khan, Shreeram Lagoo, Tom Alter, Bindu, Prem Chopra, AK Hangal, and Mehmood.
Tina and Dev Anand also worked together in movies like Man Pasand, Lootmaar, and others.
Life: Accounting firm to Bollywood: Dev Anand's journey
Though Dev Anand was one of the most celebrated and successful actors, acting was not his first choice.
He had started his career working as a clerk in an accounting firm before entering Bollywood.
After getting inspired by Ashok Kumar's work, he aspired to become an actor.
Apart from being an actor, he also worked as a producer and screenwriter.
Career: Dev Anand's film career spanned over 60 years
Dev Anand boasted of a glorious film career spanning more than 60 years.
He featured in popular movies such as Guide, Jeet, Johny Mera Naam, Jewel Thief, Hare Rama Hare Krishna, and more.
He bagged the Filmfare Best Actor award in 1959 for Kala Pani, and in 1967 for Guide.
In 1993, he was honored with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award.