In the late 70s when I was still a cub reporter I used to come to interview you at your Navketan office situated in Khira Nagar, Santacruz. Then came a phase when you called us for screenings and a chat, sometimes party at Ketnav Dubbing Theater in Khar. By 2000 you had shifted office to Anand Dubbing theater at Pali Hill and were always happy to meet friends passing by. We shared coffee and discussed cinema. Another decade passed by as you made some more films even though your health was not hundred percent.
The last time I met you was at Hotel Sun-n-Sand in Juhu for your film promotion. You looked frail and exhausted but were happy to see me in your room after a tired day of work. Somehow, I had a hunch that maybe this was the last time I was seeing you. Then you left for London and never came back.
Where ever you are, we are certain you are happy and making films. This blog is to say we miss you Dev saab.
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