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CELEBRATION @ DEV ANAND

DELHI TIMES, MARCH 14, 2003

Meera Gandhi with
Dev Anand and Radha

Dev Anand, the evergreen hero of the Hindi film industry was at his charming best that evening when Meera Gandhi hosted an exclusive party in his honour at her townhouse in New York. The evening also doubled up as a 'celebration of the success of his latest film Love at Times Square. Amongst those who walked in to be part of the do were representa~ tives of royalty, prominent Indians in New York together with friends and many well wishers.

The film, released in New Jersey, has received good reviews, most notably by the February 14 issue of The New York Times, whkh called it "a delightful getaway."

As toasts were raised, the charming Dev saab said that "Love at Times Square is a low-budget but irrepressibly upbeat romantic comedy." Present at the do were Dev Anand's friend of long-standing Duke Alba-Teranj D'Antin, film maker Vinanti Sarkar, Joya Dass of CNN and many others.... The surprise element of the evening came when a heart-shaped cake was presented to the veteran filmmaker. Amidst much cheers, he cut the cake and once again raised a toast to the "success of the film."