Vijay Anand Movies and Career Information
Jan 22, 1933
Actor, Director, Producer and Writer
Vijay Anand (Hindi: विजय आनंद, Punjabi: ਵਿਜੇ ਆਨੰਦ; 22 January 1934 – 23 February 2004), also known as Goldie Anand, was an Indian filmmaker, producer, screen writer, editor, and actor, who is known for acclaimed films like Guide (1965) and Johnny Mera Naam (1970). He made most of his films for the in-house banner Navketan Films. Vijay Anand was born in Gurdaspur, Punjab and was the youngest of the four Anand siblings, including producer and director Chetan Anand and Dev Anand, one of the greatest and most beloved of Hindi film stars. Though Vijay Anand has had a career as an actor, screenwriter, editor, and producer, he will primarily be remembered as a director. In 1957, he made his directorial debut with Nau Do Gyarah, which he shot in 40 days. Some of his successful movies as director are Johny Mera Naam (1970), Jewel Thief (1967), Teesri Manzil (1966), Kala Bazar (1960), Ram Balram, Rajput. Teesri Manzil, which he made for producer Nasir Hussain, was his first non-Navketan film as a director. Some of his major films are Tere Mere Sapne (1971) and Guide (1965). Guide, starring Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman is Vijay Anand's most critically acclaimed movie. It is based on R.K.