Remembering Dev Sahab
A tribute to commemorate Dev Anand's life and success in the Indian cinema was jointly organized by the Indian Embassy and BP Koirala India Nepal foundation. Present at the event held in the Russian Cultural Center were dignitaries from the Indian Embassy, members of the Nepali film fraternity and media personnel.
Anand who passed away on 3 December last year was remembered through a series of acts. The tribute began with a troop of dancers performing to the evergreen song 'Dam Maaro Dum'. Michael Chand, who impersonated Dev Anand's memorable style as he hosted the show, kept the audience glued to their seats till the very end. Various speakers from the Nepali film fraternity remembered Dev Anand for his contribution to cinema.
Remembering his meeting with the legendary Anand, Avash Karmachaya quoted the late actor, "Nepal is a God-gifted country, no place anywhere, is as beautiful as Nepal."
As a part of the tribute, Dev Anand's "Harey Rama Harey Krishna" and "Jhonny Mera Naam" was screened in the Kumari Hall on 8 July at 12 noon and 3 pm respectively.
July 6, 2012 Russian Cultural Center