Dev Saab, no more ;-(

Posted 9/8/2019

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

mr. dev anand (dev saab) expired on december 3, 2011 in london

he died in his sleep due to a massive heart attack (as reported)
many people knew about my 12 year long association with him and navketan
here are some of the condolences messages from my family and friends
(PS: please do not bother about the spellings and spaces etc. i have retained them as it is.)

G S Bhaskar: Sir, joining you in prayers for Devsaab, the rarest of rare gems. You are fortunate to be associated with Navketan with with that wonderful humanbeing. Pranam. -bhaskar G. S.
(Reply: Thanks Bhaskar. He got such glowing tributes from all over. Take care)

J R Kamble: DEEPEST CONDOLENCE . DEV SAAB IS MO MORE... He lived in DES AND DIED IN PARDES. I saw DES PARDES IN DES -BOMBAY AND PARDES - SINGAPORE. I saw his last in FTII.
(Reply: )

Pranav Mehta: Mama.I am sorry on the demise of dev anand ji.it is a great loss to the countru
(Reply: Thanks pranav, i m feeling very sad, after years. Happy to shed a few tears)

Meera Bhardwaj: Dev anandji's death mst hv jogd sevral memoris.
(Reply: Yes meera. Feeling very upset, choked, sometime tearful :-( 

Apy: hey arun. personal nostalgia must b flooding,
(Reply: Yes it is)

Prashant Desai: May the soul of Dev Anand rest in peace. V wil miss u Devsaab
(Reply: Yes prashant true)

KK Jaisawal: So sad... Dev saab is no more
(Reply: Yes i m very upset)

Indu: Dev uncle died this morning in london
(Reply: Yes came to know thanks,very sad)

Hersh Kohli: Uncle Dev died of hearth attack in london

Tarun Hriday: Hope u r abreast dev anand dies in london. 2011 witnessed a lot of deaths from field of art n culture n films. One more coincidence kalika arriving today only. Tarun
(Reply: Yes munna starngely your sms was first, then hersh. I just spoke to him... I am feleing very sad. I knew the time was ripe. But i am happy that i feel choked and tearful for him)

Wrote to Amit: Feeling like crying...extremely sad
(His reply: Dev Saab:Eternal!)