Manoj Kumar became Harikishan Goswami because of Dilip Kumar, the actor himself revealed

Mumbai
Actor Manoj Kumar on Wednesday mentioned that it was because of veteran actor Dilip Kumar that he became a fan of cinema. Dilip Kumar handed away at the age of 98 after a chronic sickness.

Manoj Kumar’s love for cinema began when he noticed Dilip Kumar’s movie ‘Shabnam’ at the age of 11. Such was the impression of Dilip Kumar’s efficiency on the younger Harikishan Giri Goswami that he determined to call himself after the late actor’s character in the 1949 movie.

period is over

Thus Harikishan Giri Goswami became Manoj Kumar when he entered movies in the late Nineteen Fifties. Manoj Kumar, now 83, mentioned that an period has come to an finish after the demise of his idol Dilip Kumar. Manoj mentioned, ‘Ashok Kumar, Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand and now Dilip Kumar are additionally gone. It is the finish of an period. All of them won’t come again now however their legacy will dwell on for years to come back.

Named Manoj Kumar because of this

Manoj Kumar recalled, ‘I went to see Dilip Kumar Sahab in the movie ‘Shabnam’ launched in 1949. It was because of him that I became a fan of cinema. I fell in love together with his character in the movie whose identify was Manoj. At that point I used to be 11 years outdated and I instantly determined that if I change into an actor, I’ll preserve my identify Manoj Kumar.

Worked collectively in ‘Revolution’
Manoj Kumar, who was an actor of movies like ‘Woh Kaun Thi’, ‘Purab Aur Paschim’, lastly received an opportunity to work on display with and direct Dilip Kumar in 1981’s ‘Kranti’ after years. Kumar mentioned, “When I narrated the story of ‘Kranti’ to Dilip Kumar, he mentioned sure in two minutes. My coronary heart was full of pleasure. Working with the veteran actor in ‘Kranti’ was like a dream come true for me.

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