Suneil Anand

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Suneil Anand
Born Zurich, Switzerland

Suneil Anand is a film actor[1] and director. He is the son of former actors Dev Anand[2] and Kalpana Kartik. He is currently involved in running Navketan Films.

Early life[edit]

He was born in Zurich, Switzerland while his parents were on their way to attend the Karlovy Vary Film Festival that year, where he was the youngest delegate.

He has a degree in Business Administration[2] from American University, Washington, D.C.

His uncles are Chetan Anand and Vijay Anand. His cousins are Bollywood actor,film-maker, Shekhar Kapoor, Neelu, and Aruna. Neelu was married to actor Navin Nischol, while Aruna was married to Parikshit Sahni, son of Balraj Sahni.

He has trained in Wing Tsun in Hong Kong.[2]

Career[edit]

He has acted in Anand aur Anand (1984),[3] Car Thief (1986), Main Tere Liye (1988), and Master (2001).[4]

He directed his first movie, Master in 2001. Suneil is presently Starring in and Directing a Hollywood Movie, "Vagator Mixer".

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Saibal Chatterjee; Encyclopædia Britannica; Govind Nihalani (2004). Encyclopaedia of Hindi Cinema: An Enchanting Close-Up of India's Hindi Cinema. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc. pp. p520. ISBN 81-7991-066-0. 
  2. ^ a b c "Suneil Anand makes India's first martial arts movie : Bollywood News : IndiaExpress.Com". Archived from the original on 2008-07-16. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 
  3. ^ Chaitanya Padukone (2007-10-03). "DNA - After Hrs - Anand to direct Anand - Daily News & Analysis". Archived from the original on 2008-07-16. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 
  4. ^ Alter, Stephen (2007). Fantasies of a Bollywood Love Thief: Inside the World of Indian Moviemaking. Harvest Books. pp. p79. ISBN 0-15-603084-5. 

5. Anand, Dev (2007), Romancing With Life, An Autobiography, Penguin/ Viking, pp. p. 162, 165-166, 168, 178, 247, 274-277, 284, 314, 358-59, 411. ISBN 0-670-08124-8.