In the year 1992 when Dev Anand received. the Filmfare Life Achivement Award from. Lata Mangeshkar. and Simi Garewel, Dev had announced and promised that one day he will make a film on film industry, and during the making of Pyar Ka Taraana, it was said Dev Saab one day will make.a film with many big stars and his film, Censor was the result.
Dev Anand had cast Shabana Azmi, in Ishk Ishk Ishk, which was Shabana Azmi first commercial hindi movie and she got a good role. 30 years ofter Prem Pujari, song writer Neeraj wrote a song for Dev Anand for Censor, after 3 decades they had worked together again.
Since the 1970s Aruna Irani wanted to work under the direction of Dev Anand, but she dint get the chance. She was going to act in Des Pardes and she was very happy to get the chance to work with Dev Saab. But because of the dates she couldnt act in Des Pardes instead Bindu did the role. Aruna Irani wanted to work with Dev on any role, finally after about 30 years Aruna Irani got the privelege to work with Dev Anand in Censor.
In the year of 1969 Dev Anand gave a small role to a new actor Amrish Puri (madan puri brother) in Prem Pujari. Then after 10 years as Amrish Puri was a top villian in films, Dev Anand wanted Amrish Puri to act the main villian in Swami Dada, but Amrish Puri refused as he wanted big price.(he forgot the chance he was given 10 years back) Then Kulbhushan Kharbanda did the role. A time came when Amrish Puri wanted to work with Dev Anand in any role and no question with the price. Then Dev Anand gave an important role to Amrish Puri in Censor, they worked toghether after 3 decades.Amrish Puri without any type of question, worked in Censor.