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At his 78th birthday Sunday, the actor was excitedly waiting for his gift from Hema.
"Age does not matter. One has to be child-like always, like Dharamji, who was so excited to receive a gift from me for his birthday last evening," tweeted Hema, who worked with him in hits like "Seeta Aur Geeta" and "Sholay".
Hema and Dharmendra got married in 1979 and have two daughters - Esha and Ahana.
In recent times, the actor starred alongside his sons - Sunny. »
- Rahul Kapoor
Mumbai, May 28: Australian model-actress Kristina Akheeva is part of the Deols' home production "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2". While working on the film she got to spend time with yesteryears star Dharmendra and was inspired by his life story.
Describing 77-year-old Dharmendra as the "most kindest" and "most humble" person, he made her feel "extremely welcome" and said she was a "part of the family".
At the same time, Dharmednra, a village boy who entered Hindi cinema after winning a Filmfare new talent award and became a star after hits like "Phool Aur Patthar", "Satyakam" and "Sholay", reminded her of her professional responsibilities.
- Anita Agarwal
Mumbai, May 9: Yesteryears He Man Dharmendra, who has been in the industry for more than five decades and has worked in over 250 films, says these days people are giving more importance to the promotion of a film.
"Nowadays, it has become a trend that more and more pressure and effort is put on a film's release rather than on its making," Dharmendra said here Wednesday.
In his five-decade career, the 77-year-old has given numerous hits like "Phool Aur Patthar", "Anupama", "Raja Jani", "Seeta Aur Geeta", "Sharafat", "Charas", "Chupke Chukpe", "Satyakam" and Sholay" among others.
"We all want to be loved, liked and admired. »
- Lohit Reddy
The team of Sanjay Dutt Production's Hashmukh Pighal Gaya had quite an eureka moment when they found the lead of their satirical comedy.While the makers auditioned over 100 boys in the hunt for their film's lead, they finally zeroed in on Arrmaan Rahlan, grandson of dream merchant and donner of many hats O.P Rahlan who introduced Dharmendra as an overnight sensation, over 47 years ago in Phool Aur Patthar.Arrmaan, equipped with a degree in digital filmmaking from the New Y »
Hasmukh Pighal Gaya is the name of Sanjay Dutt's home production, for which more than 100 people auditioned. And the 'chosen one' (quite literally) was Arrmaan Ralhan, who happens to be the grandson of veteran filmmaker Op Ralhan (whose Phool Aur Patthar made Dharmendra an overnight star). All it took was a mere 30 seconds of Arrmaan's audition for Sanjay Dutt to decide on Hasmukh, the film's protagonist. Meanwhile, Arrmaan, who has a degree in digital filmmaking from New York Film Academy, has attended acting workshops and has trained in dance and hardcore action for his big break. Talking about Arrmaan, producer Maanayata Dutt said, "Arrmaan considers his grandfather Ralhan sahab an inspiration. When he auditioned for us we could immediately visualize him in the film and it seemed like a perfect fit". Arrmaan has already started shooting for the Sejal Shah directed Hasmukh Pighal Gaya, which is scheduled for a September release. »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
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