Entertainment

Happy Birthday Dharmendra and Sharmila Tagore

Mumbai, Dec 8: Two of Hindi cinema's most endearing star-actors celebrate their birthday on December 8. While he-man Dharmendra turns a ripe 80, the beautiful Sharmila Tagore is now 71. The two made an interesting and very successful pair, especially in the films that they did together for Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Here's a list of some of our favourite films of this birthday special pairing:

Anupama (1966)- This was the first time Hrishikesh Mukherjee brought this very compatible pair together. Sharmila played Uma, a repressed girl who hardly spoke. Dharmendra plays a poet and a writer who tried to bring the shy withdrawn Uma out of her shell.

Devar (1966)- In the same year as Anupama came another powerful drama, this one directed by Mohan Segal. Like Anupama, Devar too was about repressed unspoken love. Dharmendra played Sharmila's brother-in-law, silently in love with her as he watched her suffer in a bad marriage.

Devdas (1976)- Gulzar launched his own version of Saratchandra classic with Dharmendra, Sharmila and Hema Malini cast as Devdas, Paro and Chandramukhi. Tragically the project went no further than the mahurat. If this version of Devdas had happened no doubt Dharmendra and Sharmila would have given a new lease of life to Saratchandra's doomed lovers.

Jatra Party Owners put ball in Odisha Govt's Court

Bhubaneswar: In a desperate bid to get more financial assistance from the government, the Jatra Party Owners led by Association President Soumya Ranja...

Padmaavat producers move SC against ban by various states

New Delhi:The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the plea of producers of controversial Bollywood movie Padmavaat against the ban imposed on its relea...

'Padmaavat' banned in Haryana, says state Health Minister Anil Vij

New Delhi: After Rajasthan and Gujarat, Haryana became the third BJP ruled state to ban Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming period drama Padmavat. The mo...

Bigg Boss 11 winner Shilpa Shinde to work with Vikas Gupta

New Delhi: Bigg Boss 11 proved to be a roller coaster not only for the contestants but fans as well. Fans simply loved the drama on the popular realit...