Bollywood revisits Dev Anand’s classic
A host of celebrities turned up at the premiere of actor-filmmaker Dev Anand’s much-loved classic Hum Dono, in Mumbai on Thursday night.The film starring the evergreen actor in a double role opposite actresses Nanda and Sadhana is all set for a worldwide theatrical release in colour today.Hum Dono was the last black and white film of Navketan Films that has produced cult films like Baazi, Guide, Prem Pujari, Tere Ghar Ke Saamne and Hare Rama Hare Krishna.
Fans all over the world have been requesting the Bollywood legend to release the hit film in theatres and after 50 years the veteran filmmaker is ready to release the films once again and this time in colour.
The film has been coloured using a very advanced technology in US and is in CinemaScope with Dolby Digital Ex surround sound.It would be a nostalgic trip for people who have seen the film and a treat for film lovers who have not seen it and have got an opportunity to experience the old-world magic on big screen.
“This is the 62nd year of Navketan Films… I have received a lot of love from my fans for a long time. Hum Dono was a craze when it released. Lots of people were requesting to release the coloured version of the film for a long time. Wherever I go, people talk to me about the film… Its nostalgic. I am releasing the coloured version of the film for all my fans,” Dev Anand said.