‘I NEVER THOUGHT I WOULD COME THIS FAR'
GLOBAL MOVIE MAGAZINE|January 2022
‘I have the love of the audience for the last 60 years.’ ‘I am very greedy in this matter.’ ‘I want those who love me to continue doing so.’
The timeless Dharmendra celebrated his 86th birthday on December 8, and it makes him go down memory lane.

Dharamji tells “I never had a problem with being in heroine-oriented films or films where other actors had more powerful roles. Even Sholay was more about Gabbar Singh (Amjad Khan) and Thakur (Sanjeev Kumar).”

What do you consider the most memorable moment of your life so far?

When I bagged my first role in Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere.

It was in 1960 and I clearly remember that moment when my dear friend and guide Arjun Hingorani offered me the role.

It was a dream come true.

I never thought I would come this far.

Which among your films are your favorites?

Anupama, Chupke Chupke, and most of all, Satyakam.

All the films I did with Hrishikesh Mukherjee were special.

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