Sand Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik created a huge sculpture in Odisha today as a tribute to Dev Anand who passed away in London last night.
Pattnaik said he used 5 tonnes of sand and 5 hours to create the face of the star with a 25 feet long movie reel bearing the text 'Evergreen Hero'.
"I am a big fan of Dev Anandji. I created this sculpture to pay him my tribute", Pattnaik said
Hundreds of people gathered at the Chandrabhaga beach at Konark in Puri district and paid floral tribute to the actor's sculpture.
Watch Dev Anand's movie songs here