Mumbai: 'The Love Bird has gone' This was how Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday mourned the demise of evergreen actor Dev Anand.
In a rare, signed personal statement on the front page of the party mouthpiece, Dopaharka Saamna, Thackeray said "Dev Anand was full of life" with a zest for living. The actor passed away in London in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 88.
"He always walked and talked fast, everything about him was fast, without commas or full stops. His heart was clean, such was my friend," Thackeray said.
Recalling his friendship with the actor since 1945, Thackeray said he had seen the "sunrise in Dev Anand's film career" and they would often meet in those days....more
02:07 PM, Dec 05, 2011