Legendary actor Dilip Kumar who handed away at the moment (July 7, 2021) on the age of 98, was part of many iconic movies which is immensely loved by the viewers even at the moment. One among them is the 1967 movie
Ram Aur Shyam
through which he essayed a double function. The actor was paired reverse Waheeda Rehman and Mumtaz on this romantic comedy.
On Dilip Kumar’s demise at the moment, his co-star Mumtaz shared her fond recollections of working with the legendary actor. Curiously, that is the one time when Dilip and Mumtaz shared display screen area in a movie.
Mumtaz instructed ETimes that it was actor-comedian Mehmood who beneficial her title for
Ram Aur Shyam. On his request, Dilip Kumar noticed just a few reels of Mumtaz’s work and agreed to solid her within the movie.
“It was Mehmood who recommended my name for the project. At that time, I was a newcomer. Dilip Saab saw a few reels of mine on Mehmood’s request and agreed to cast me in the film. I was so happy seeing a star like him agreeing to work with me,” the
Aap Ki Kasam
actress instructed the main tabloid.
She additionally recalled being nervous whereas capturing a scene through which she needed to hit Kumar on his again.
“There was a scene where he is engrossed reading something and I hit him on his back saying, ‘Badtameez tu idher aake baitha hai aur waha teri maa saari duniya mein tujhe dhoond rahe hai’. -3 rehearsals and Dilip Saab was asking me to be natural. He said, ‘Aare bhai yeh film hai! when he made me comfortable that the scene happened as planned,” Mumtaz instructed the main day by day.
The actress recounted assembly Dilip Kumar at his Mumbai residence just a few years in the past and mentioned, “Saira ji is such a beautiful host. After I went to fulfill him, together with the tea she organized a complete unfold of beautiful meals. When Dilip Saab got here to the drawing room she performed the movie
Ram Auy Shyam
and instructed him dekho aapki actress aayi hai aapse milne. The meals served was actually superb and Dilip Saab too could not management as he saved asking for the cake.”
Mumtaz mentioned that the late actor is sort of a Taj Mahal and he or she needs that similar to the historic monomen, he too by no means fades away, additional including, “So that people could see him and respect him always and forever.”
The veteran actress was all reward for Kumar’s spouse Saira Banu and mentioned, “She devoted her life to her husband. She was looking after him like a mother. Unki seva mein woh apne aapko bilkul bhool hi gayi. When me and my sister had visited her, she told us, ‘Yusuf saab jab mar jayenge toh mai bhi mar jaungi… Kya karungi main unke baad?’ She’s been that attached to him.”
After battling extended sickness, Dilip Kumar breathed his final at the moment (July 7, 2021) at Khar Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai. His demise is a big loss for Indian cinema.
Story first revealed: Wednesday, July 7, 2021, 16:21 [IST]