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The last interview of A.K. Hangal

The last interview of A.K. Hangal
“If you start with a hero’s role, that’s all you’ll remain. You’ll never become an actor”

Even after 37 years of “Sholay”, it is very unlikely that one can forget the character actor A. K. Hangal who played the notable role of “Rahim Chacha” in the film with his famous one liner, “Itna sannata kyon hai, bhai”. Hangal, who passed away on August 26, in his last interview, given two months ago to Niilesh A Raje and Rajesh Subramanian:

“In Sholay, I was given the character role of a blind man and to get this character right I used psycho-technique to get the feeling of blindness,” revealed the veteran actor, when we met him at his modest apartment at Santacruz.

“I must admit that I got many fantastic roles. The length of the role never mattered to me; what mattered was the character”, added the nonagenarian who once advised actor Sanjeev Kumar,
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Shekhar Kapur detests watching himself on screen - News

Shekhar Kapur detests watching himself on screen - News
Mumbai June 28: He is an internationally acclaimed filmmaker and has presented some of the actors in their best avatar in films, but Shekhar Kapur detests watching himself on screen.

"People keep telling me how wonderful the film 'Drishti' was. I actually never saw the final film. Hated myself on screen. Still do," the filmmaker posted on Twitter.

As an actor, he has featured in movies like "Ishq Ishq Ishq" (1974), "Jaan Hazir Hai" (1975) and "Gawahi" (1989).

He is also doing a special appearance in "Vishwaroopam",.
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Shabana Azmi keeps her date with Nepal

Kathmandu, Though Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan dropped his plans to visit Nepal in view of the growing dispute over the revered Pashupatinath temple, another cinema icon from India, Shabana Azmi, has kept her date with the Himalayan republic. Shabana, who had first come to Nepal in 1974 to take part in the filming of Dev Anand's "Ishq Ishq Ishq", Monday returned on a three-day visit to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS.Shabana, who is also a former member of parliament and social activist, is in Nepal as the Saarc Goodwill Amabassador for Uniting against HIV/AIDS and TB, an honour she shares with renowned Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya."I feel fully committed," she told the media Tuesday. "The human rights aspects of living with ...
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