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Sanjeev Kumar Birth Anniversary: Fans Pay Tribute to the Sholay Actor (Read Tweets)

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The legendary Sanjeev Kumar would have been 82 today had he been around. He was only 48 when he passed away on November 6, 1985. The late actor won the National Award twice, for his roles in “Dastak” and “Koshish”. Born on July 9, 1938 as Harihar Jethalal Jariwala, Sanjeev Kumar forayed into Bollywood with the film “Hum Hindustani” in 1960. He has delivered memorable performances in films like “Anubhav” (1971), “Koshish” (1972), “Aandhi” and “Sholay” (1975), “Shatranj Ke Khilari” (1977), “Pati Patni Aur Woh” (1978), “Nauker” (1979), and “Angoor” (1982). Jagdeep Passes Away: From Sholay to Andaz Apna Apna, 5 Truly Funny Scenes of the Veteran Comedian That Will Keep Us in Smiles for Years (Watch Videos)

Throughout Thursday, Twitter was buzz with netizens paying tribute the legendary actor, who won the hearts of millions with his acting skills, warm smile and expressive eyes. “Birth anniversary of a legend.. Sanjeev Kumar, the most versatile actor. His charm, his elegance, the eyes… gold!” shared a user. “Happy birthday Sanjeev Kumar. An actor who could act merely through his eyes.. My top favorites will be — Sholay, Trishul, Angoor, Koshish, Devata, Aandhi and Nauker. What are your favorites?” expressed another user. “Watching Angoor makes you realise what a big loss Sanjeev Kumar’s early death has been for Indian films! #SanjeevKumar acted in genres ranging from romantic dramas to thrillers. He did not mind playing roles that were non-glamorous, such as characters well beyond his age,” wrote another user. RIP Jagdeep: Throwback Pictures of the Veteran Actor With His Sons, Jaaved and Naved Jafri that Will Take You Back in Time

“#SanjeevKumar was an iconic actor who began his career with Hum Hindustani and went on to play leading roles in several hit movies. He never hesitated to play challenging roles. He played role of mute person in iconic movie Koshish…His movie Anokhi Raat is among my favorite movies. ‘Oh re taal mile nadi ke jal mein nadi mile sagar mein’ is all time favorite song. ‘Meri jaan mujhe jaan na kaho, meri jaan’ is another great song from his movie Anubhav, sung by #Geetadutt,” recalled a fan.

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“Tribute To My Favourite Actor Sanjeev Kumar Ji On His 82nd Birth Anniversary. A Versatile Actor Who Can Play Every Difficult Role Like A Boss. Unfortunately The Actor Who Played Many Elderly Roles, Left This World Just At Age Of 48. But He Will Be Remembered. I Became His Fan After Watching His Film Like Mausam, Arjun Pandit, Shatranj Ke Khiladi, Sholay, Manchali, Aandhi, Etc. And His Charismatic Smile Cannot Be Forgotten. My Tribute To The Legend On His Birthday. Om Shanti. #SanjeevKumar #TributeToLegend,” tweeted another fan.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 09, 2020 05:37 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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Indian 2: Kamal Haasan, Shankar Give 1 Crore Each to Families of Crew Members Who Tragically Died in the Crane Accident On Set

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In an unfortunate incident, an accident claimed the lives of three technicians on the set of director Shankar’s Indian 2 in February. The unfortunate incident left everyone saddened and the film’s lead star Kamal Haasan as well as the film’s production house condoled the incident and had promised financial aid for the families of those injured and died due to the accident. Now, the producers of the film, director Shankar and actor Kamal Haasan issued check to the families who were affected due to the accident. The film’s director, actor and producer came forward to 1 cr each to the families of four who lost their lives in the crane accident. Indian 2 Shooting Accident: 3 Die After Crane Crashes At Movie Sets; Kamal Hassan Escapes Unhurt.

For the uninitiated, the deceased were identified as Krishna and Madhu, who were assistant directors in director Shankar’s team, and also Chandran from the catering team. The freak accident happened as a crane with heavy-duty light came crashing down. Haasan was captured along with director Shankar and Lyca Productions’ heads as they recently handed over financial aid to the families of the deceased.

Kamal Haasan, Shankar Provide Financial Aid to Families of Deceased in the Crane Accident:

Taking to Twitter after the news of the accident was reported on February 26, director Shankar had tweeted saying, “It is with utmost grief, I’m tweeting. Since the tragic incident, I’ve been in a state of shock & having sleepless nights on the loss of my AD & crew. Having missed the crane by a whisker,I feel it would’ve been better if it was on me. Heartfelt condolences & prayers to the families.”Indian 2 Crane Accident: Fans Of Kamal Haasan Are Heartbroken After 3 Technicians Die On The Set – Read Tweets.

Reacting to the accident in February, Haasan had spoken about the compensation being a means to help the families monetarily and could in no way recover the loss that they had incurred. He was quoted saying, “This is not a compensation for what we have lost, its just a first-aid for the families. The permanent solution is to prevent such accidents.”

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 06, 2020 07:29 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com).

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