Balika Badhu (1976)
Well, frankly speaking for every married woman it is her husband, who is her 'Hero' but for Moushumi Chatterjee it was her father-in-law Hemant Kumar, the famous singer, music director and filmmaker because besides playing the role of a godfather in shaping her career in films both Bengal and Bollywood, he taught her the urbane living style of Mumbai when young Moushumi Chatterjee (who just 15 years) married his son and came to Mumbai.
In an interview Moushumi Chatterjee candidly confessed, "My 'Hero' is none other but my father-in-law, whom, I fondly called 'Baba' (Hemant Kumar)."
She informed, "Actually it was Baba,
Hangal started his career with Basu Bhattacharya’s Teesri Kasam in 1966 and went on to act in around 225 Hindi films.
He is remembered for his roles in films like Namak Haraam, Shaukeen, Sholay, Aaina, Avtaar, Arjun, Aandhi, Tapasya, Kora Kagaz, Bawarchi, Chhupa Rustam, Chitchor, Balika Badhu, Guddi and Naram Garam.
Hangal was awarded the prestigious Padma Bhushan from the government of India for his contribution to Hindi Cinema in 2006.
He is survived by his son Vijay Hangal.
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