Chetan Anand (director), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Chetan Anand (director)

Hindi film producer, screenwriter and director

Date of Birth: 03-Jan-1921

Place of Birth: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Date of Death: 06-Jul-1997

Profession: screenwriter, actor, film director, film producer

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Chetan Anand (director)

  • Chetan Anand (3 January 1921 – 6 July 1997) was a Hindi film producer, screenwriter and director from India, whose debut film, Neecha Nagar, was awarded the Grand Prix Prize (Now Golden Palm) at the first ever Cannes Film Festival in 1946.
  • Later he co-founded Navketan Films with his younger brother Dev Anand in 1949.He was the eldest brother of the Anand family as he was the elder brother to Hindi film actor-directors, Dev Anand and Vijay Anand.
  • His younger sister, Sheel Kanta Kapur, is the mother of Hindi and English film director Shekhar Kapur.

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