The Best Dev Anand Movies

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List of the best Dev Anand movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Dev Anand's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Dev Anand movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Dev Anand movies will be at the top of the list. Dev Anand has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Dev Anand movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Dev Anand films to end the squabble once and for all.

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  • Jewel Thief
    Ashok Kumar, Dev Anand, Helen
    133 votes
    • Released: 1967
    • Directed by: Vijayanand
    Jewel Thief is a 1967 spy thriller Hindi film directed by Vijay Anand. The film stars Dev Anand, Vyjayantimala and Ashok Kumar in the lead roles. It also features four bond girl-like actresses portrayed by Tanuja, Helen, Faryal and Anju Mahendru with other actors appearing in supporting roles. It was produced by Dev Anand's home production, Navketan Films, following their biggest hit in 1965 - Guide. The film became a box office hit. J.M. Barot also received the Filmfare Best Sound Award for this film. Tanuja received a Filmfare nomination as Best Supporting Actress.
  • Guide
    Dev Anand, Waheeda Rehman, Kishore Sahu
    190 votes
    • Released: 1965
    • Directed by: Tad Danielewski
    A tour guide, Raju (Dev Anand), takes a serious-minded archaeologist, Marco (Kishore Sahu), and his beautiful but troubled wife, Rosie (Waheeda Rehman), on an excursion to look at ancient caves. Despite reservations, Raju is attracted to Rosie, even when he learns of her past as a prostitute. Rosie leaves Marco for Raju, but only tragedy awaits the new lovers. Raju spends time in prison, and upon release undergoes a spiritual transformation after villagers believe him to be a holy man.
  • Johny Mera Naam
    Hema Malini, Dev Anand, Pran
    125 votes
    • Released: 1970
    • Directed by: Vijayanand
    Johny Mera Naam is a blockbuster 1970 crime/comedy/drama film. Directed by Vijay Anand, it stars the director's brother, Dev Anand and Pran in the roles of brothers separated in childhood. Hema Malini, Jeevan, Premnath, I. S. Johar and Iftekhar also star in this movie. It is considered a Dev Anand classic. At the 18th Filmfare Awards, Vijay Anand won the Filmfare Best Screenplay Award, while actor I. S.Johar received his first Best Performance in a Comic Role for his triple roles: a steward in aeroplane, an associate of criminals, and a police officer. The film was remade in Kannada as Apoorva Sangama with Rajkumar, in Telugu as Eduruleni Manishi with N. T. Rama Rao and in Tamil as Raja with Sivaji Ganesan.
  • C.I.D.
    Dev Anand, Mehmood Ali, Waheeda Rehman
    115 votes
    • Released: 1956
    • Directed by: Raj Khosla
    C.I.D. is a 1956 Indian Hindi film. Produced by Guru Dutt, it was directed by Raj Khosla. It stars Dev Anand, Shakila, Johnny Walker, K. N. Singh and Waheeda Rehman. The movie was a crime thriller and has Dev playing a police inspector investigating a case. The music is by O. P. Nayyar and the lyrics by Majrooh Sultanpuri and Jan Nisar Akhtar. It was Waheeda Rehman's screen debut, and future directors Pramod Chakravorty and Bhappi Sonie worked as assistant director.
  • Tere Ghar Ke Samne
    Dev Anand, Nutan, Rajendra Nath
    100 votes
    • Released: 1963
    • Directed by: Vijayanand, Biren Nag
    Tere Ghar Ke Samne is a classic 1963 Hindi film. Released on Tuesday, 1 January 1963, it was a major hit in India, taking the sixth spot in highest grossing films of the year. The film, produced by Dev Anand and written and directed by his brother Vijay Anand, is the duo's fourth collaboration after the hits Nau Do Gyarah, Kala Bazar and Hum Dono. Vijay Anand would later go on to direct the hits Guide, Teesri Manzil, and Johny Mera Naam. The film stars Dev Anand, Nutan, Rajindernath and Om Prakash in lead roles. The film's music is by S. D. Burman, while the lyrics have been penned by Hasrat Jaipuri. It was also the last movie to pair Dev Anand and Nutan together, after the films Paying Guest, Baarish, and Manzil. The film is a comedy which also sends across a social message that, "Not all that is new is bad, nor is all that is old good". The story is about a young architect who returns to India after having had a Western education and falls in love with a modern Indian girl, who respects Indian culture and her parents' wishes. Their fathers are rivals in everything, and never cease to quarrel.
  • Hum Dono
    Dev Anand, Lalita Pawar, Sadhana Shivdasani
    86 votes
    • Released: 1961
    • Directed by: Vijayanand, Amarjeet
    Hum Dono is a 1961 Hindi film produced by Dev Anand and Navketan films. Amarjeet is credited as the film's director, but producer and star Dev Anand claimed that it was his brother Vijay Anand, who directed the film, based on his own script. The film stars Dev Anand in a double role, and also has Nanda, Sadhana and Leela Chitnis. It has been relaunched in colour after exactly 50 years on 4 February 2011. The film is also known for its music by Jaidev and became a box office hit. The film was remade in Telugu as Ramuni Mechina Ramudu with N. T. Rama Rao.