Best Films of Dev Anand

This list ranks films on basis of Dev Anand's performance.
The film which has more memorable performance from the actor, the movies of different genres and those which are better than others have been placed in the top.

The movies recommended for Dev Anand are listed below in order of better film preceding the next best film.
Most of his films from the below list are superhits at the box office and are regarded as classics .

The Best Dev Anand Films / Good films of Devanand / Must watch of Dev anand / Recommended movies of Dev Anand are as listed below in order of the best preceding the better.
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1.
Jewel Thief (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A Police Commissioner's son comes under suspicion for being a jewel thief. (186 mins.)
Director: Vijay Anand
 
2.
Guide (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A tour guide falls in love with a married woman, and helps her rediscover her love for dance. (183 mins.)
Director: Vijay Anand
 
3.
Paying Guest (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An incompetent lawyer gets evicted, dons the guise of an old man to gain accommodation, falls for the owner's daughter, then faces numerous life-changing challenges. (157 mins.)
Director: Subodh Mukerji
 
4.
Johny Mera Naam (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Monu (Mohan) and Sonu (Sohan) are the two sons of a police inspector. The kids excel in boxing. Their... (159 mins.)
Director: Vijay Anand
 
5.
Nau Do Gyarah (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Runaway wealthy heiress, Raksha, joins a traveller, Madan, in a small truck, heading toward the home of his uncle... (170 mins.)
Director: Vijay Anand
 
6.
Des Pardes (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Samir Sahni is a farmer living with his mom, dad, wife, Rama, a young daughter, and his younger brother...
Director: Dev Anand
 
7.
Solva Saal (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A woman elopes with her boyfriend but finds that he has ditched her and made off with her family heirloom... (135 mins.)
Director: Raj Khosla
 
8.
C.I.D. (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A newspaper editor, Shrivastav, is killed when he was about to expose the underworld links of a very rich and influential person... (146 mins.)
Director: Raj Khosla
 
9.
Tere Ghar Ke Samne (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Children of two life-long rivals fall in love and try to make their fathers see the error of their ways. (149 mins.)
Director: Vijay Anand
 
10.
Lootmaar (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Indian Air Force pilot Bhagat lives with his wife, Raksha, and a young son. While going to the bank one day...
Director: Dev Anand
 
11.
Haré Rama Haré Krishna (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In the background of the rise of the International Hare Krishna movement in the 1970s, is a Montreal-based family of the Jaiswals... (149 mins.)
Director: Dev Anand
 
12.
Hum Dono (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
When an army officer is presumed dead in battle, his lookalike is tasked with breaking the news to his family. However, circumstances force him to impersonate the dead man. (164 mins.)
Director: Amar Jeet
 
13.
Baat Ek Raat Ki (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Neela is in police custody for committing a murder. Believing that she did it, she confesses. When renowned lawyer... (145 mins.)
 
14.
Tere Mere Sapne (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Dr. Anand Kumar attains his degree in medicine and re-locates to a small village to assist the local doctors there... (175 mins.)
Director: Vijay Anand
 
15.
House No. 44 (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Ashok is a petty thief working under a notorious gangster named Sunder. When Ashok comes across a dead body of a watchman...
Director: M.K. Barman
 
16.
Baazi (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An ace gambler is forced to join a gambling syndicate in order to pay for the treatment of his ill sister and is framed for murder when he expresses his desire to get out. (143 mins.)
Director: Guru Dutt
 
17.
Munimji (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Roopa lives a wealthy lifestyle with her widowed dad, Captain Suresh, and brother, Shekhar. After she returns from abroad... (163 mins.)
Director: Subodh Mukherji
 
18.
Taxi Driver (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Mangal drives a taxi by day, then drinks at night, listens to his singer girlfriend Sylvie and then goes into a drunken stupor... (133 mins.)
Director: Chetan Anand
 
19.
Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Nisha lives a very wealthy lifestyle in Neelgaon, India, with her businessman dad, Sardar Roop Singh... (139 mins.)
Director: Nasir Husain
 
20.
Bombai Ka Babu (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Babu and Malik are two inseparable friends who live in a small town in India. One day they decide to play a prank and steal something... (154 mins.)
Director: Raj Khosla
 
21.
Baarish (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
City bred Ramu is involved in petty crime. When his close friend Gopal dada asks him to go to the village and look after his mother... (133 mins.)
 
22.
Man Pasand (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Kamli belongs to a poor family. She sells datuns for a living. She sells them in local suburban trains as well as on railway platforms...
Director: Basu Chatterjee
 
23.
Teen Devian (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Devdutt Anand works in a company selling musical instruments, and is always late for work, infuriating his boss...
Director: Amar Jeet
 
24.
Ek Ke Baad Ek (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Collegian Prakash lives a middle-class lifestyle in a small town along with his brother, Mangal, and Mangal's wife...
Director: Raj Rishi
 
25.
Amir Garib (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Manmohan alias Moni lives a dual life. One as a magician, and the other as a thief with the name of Bhagula Bhagat...
Director: Mohan Kumar
 
26.
Darling Darling (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Gogi Anand
 
27.
Lashkar (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Professor Anand lives a wealthy lifestyle in Bombay along with his wife, son, Raju, and a sister, Barkha...
Director: Jagdish Kadar
 
28.
Manzil (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An embittered music composer, estranged from his family, self-destructs after learning his sweetheart has married another male. (120 mins.)
Director: Mandi Burman
 
29.
Love Marriage (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Sunil Kumar rents a room in the city where he is to play cricket for the home team. He meets with the landlord's daughter...
Director: Subodh Mukherji
 
30.
Funtoosh (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Ram goes crazy after death of his mother and sister, once released from mental hospital comes across Mr Kirorimal who insures him and wants him dead for the money. However Ram ends up marrying his daughter.
Director: Chetan Anand
 
31.
Jaali Note (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Inspector Dinesh goes undercover in order to infiltrate a gang that is counterfeiting banknotes. In... (155 mins.)
Director: Shakti Samanta
 
32.
Warrant (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
During a jail riot instigated by convict Jaggu (Joginder), the Jailer, Arun Mehra's (Dev Anand) life is threatened and another convict...
 
33.
Asli-Naqli (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Renu lives a poor lifestyle with her mom, dad and a brother. Her dad decides to travel to Africa so...
 
34.
Banarasi Babu (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Orphaned Sohan Lal is a wealthy businessman based in Bombay. While on vacation in Kashmir, he meets with beautiful Neela... (141 mins.)
 
35.
Chhupa Rustam (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The Government of India had granted Rs.50,000/- to Prof. Harbanslal to conduct a study in the mountains bordering Tibet with India...
Director: Vijay Anand
 
36.
Insaniyat (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A once loyal soldier faces many challenges after turning into a rebel. (185 mins.)
Director: S.S. Vasan
 
37.
Shair (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Director: Chawla
 
38.
Sharabi (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Keshav lives a poor lifestyle in a small town in India along with his ailing father, Dinanath, mother...
Director: Rajrishi
 
39.
Jaal (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
After losing his vision during a storm, Carlos lives with his sister, Maria, off of the Indian coast in a fishing village... (165 mins.)
Director: Guru Dutt
 
40.
Dushman (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
(138 mins.)
Director: Raj Rishi
 
41.
Kala Pani (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Based on A.J.Cronin's 'Beyond This Place', this movie narrates the story of an untiring crusade for justice... (164 mins.)
Director: Raj Khosla
 
42.
Amar Deep (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Aruna lives a wealthy lifestyle with her paternal grandfather. She has come of marriageable age and...
Director: T. Prakash Rao
 
43.
Kinare Kinare (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An ailing woman unknowingly falls for an escaped convict.
Director: Chetan Anand
 
44.
Kala Bazar (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man sells movie tickets on the black market, but starts to have a change of heart after he falls in love. (163 mins.)
Director: Vijay Anand
 
45.
Baadbaan (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Phani Majumdar
 
46.
Sarhad (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Four people embroiled in complicated relationships look for closure. (118 mins.)
 
47.
Afsar (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(121 mins.)
Director: Chetan Anand
 
48.
Vidya (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Born in a low-caste family of chamars (cobblers), Chandu alias Chandrashekhar (Dev Anand) helps his...
Director: Girish Trivedi
 
49.
Maya (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Disillusioned with his wealthy friends, a male goes to live in the slums and falls in love with a burglar's sister.
Director: D.D. Kashyap
 
50.
Nili (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
51.
Jeet (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
India has finally won independence from British rule, and there are signs of progress among the population...
Director: Mohan Sinha
 
52.
Pocket Maar (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Roshan lives a poor lifestyle in Bombay along with his widowed mother. His mother thinks that her son...
Director: H.S. Rawail
 
53.
Bullet (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Plain-clothes Inspector Dharam Dev is hot on the tracks of notorious underworld don, Durgaprasad, alias "D.P." But Durgraprased is not only elusive...
Director: Vijay Anand
 
54.
Sachché Ká Bol-Bálá (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Karan Kaul is the Editor of a daily newspaper called "The Truth". He is respected by his fans and critics alike...
Director: Dev Anand
 
55.
Dilruba (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Efforts are underway by the owner of a dancer troupe to ensnare an Engineer in the theft of a necklace.
Director: Dwarka Khosla
 
56.
Birha Ki Raat (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
 
57.
Nirala (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A doctor unknowingly spurns a woman who loves him, compelling her to marry a wealthy king whose three wives allegedly killed themselves.
Director: Deben Mukerji
 
58.
Aandhiyan (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
(136 mins.)
Director: Chetan Anand
 
59.
Patita (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Radha earns a living begging in order to support herself and her crippled and ailing father. They live in a small tenement...
 
60.
Sanam (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
 
61.
Do Sitare (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: D.D. Kashyap
 
62.
Namoona (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An impoverished young man goes to work for a lawyer. He falls for a girl he meets in the lawyer's office...
Director: Hira Singh
 
63.
Swami Dada (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Dev Anand is one of the tapori gang, handled by Kulbhushan Kharbanda. He escapes to Western country... (151 mins.)
 
64.
Hum Naujawan (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A Proffessor searching for his missing daughter later he comes to know that she is not alive and he knows whp is responsible for that but doesnot have the evidence, later the culprit is caught red handed. (137 mins.)
Director: Dev Anand
 
65.
Ziddi (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Director: Shaheed Latif
 
66.
'Ferry' (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Widower Vikas lives a fairly wealthy lifestyle along with son, Raju, on an island off of Bombay's Gateway of India...
Director: Hemen Gupta
 
67.
Gambler (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Raja has been abandoned by his biological mother at a very young age, and grows up with Master, a criminal don and card-sharp... (154 mins.)
Director: Amarjeet
 
68.
Heera Panna (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Heera has two passions in his life, namely his love for Reema, an air-hostess, and photography. When Reema passes away during an airplane accident...
Director: Dev Anand
 
69.
Duniya (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An advocate faces heavy odds defending the brother of his sweetheart.
Director: T. Prakash Rao
 
70.
Prem Pujari (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Ramdev Bakshi is the only son of widower and former Indian Army General Durgaprasad, who has been decorated... (192 mins.)
Director: Dev Anand
 
71.
Anand Aur Anand (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Arun Anand has been married for several years now, but his wife is unable to conceive. Arun's has an affair with his personal secretary...
Director: Dev Anand
 
72.
Censor (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Depicts a filmmaker's struggle to pass his controversial film for family viewing, follows many hardships in the process. (165 mins.)
Director: Dev Anand
 
73.
Rahi (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After leaving British Army Ramesh joins a tea plantation as a supervisor, where he is required to harass Indians. Gradually his heart changes and falls in love with local girl and revolts against his British employer. (139 mins.)
 
74.
Udhaar (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: S.S. Kulkarni
 
75.
Khel (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: S.M. Nawab
 
76.
Aaram (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Attractive Leela has three suitors. The first one is Shyam, an artistic painter, who offers her his heart...
Director: D.D. Kashyap
 
77.
Tamasha (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Dilip, spoilt and careless grandson of wealthy Rai Bahadur, is in love with film actress Nayantara and wants to marry her...
Director: Phani Majumdar
 
78.
Sau Crore (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
CBI Inspector Kumar is assigned to investigate the case of a mysterious murder. (158 mins.)
Director: Dev Anand
 
79.
Awwal Number (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
The DGP of Police discovers a terrorist plot hatched by a sacked cricketer to blow up the stadium where an important cricket match is in progress. (150 mins.)
Director: Dev Anand
 
80.
Hum Bhi Insaan Hain (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Phani Majumdar