Dev Anand to be cremated today in London
Legendary actor Dev Anand, who died on December 4, will be cremated today on December 10, 2011 in London. The last rites of the actor was delayed as the family was waiting for the arrival of Dev Anand’s daughter Devina and wife Kalpana Karthik.
A funeral service will be held after which a memorial service will also be held at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in West London. The family released a statement on December 6, saying that the actor will be cremated in London and the ashes of the actor will be taken back to India.
In Mumbai a major memorial service will be held in remembrance of the veteran actor. The actor was in London for a medical checkup and was accompanied by his son Suniel.
Anand died of cardiac arrest on Sunday. The actor was known for the romantic roles that he played onscreen. Some of his blockbusters like ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’ and ‘Guide’ are still remembered for his acting abilities and songs. Anand was also honored with Padma Bhushan in the year 2011 and also a Dada Saheb Phalke Award in the year 2002.
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