Jeetendra Birthday Special: Actor Jeetendra is counted among the great actors in the film industry. Jeetendra is known as the ‘Jumping Jack of Bollywood’ due to his amazing energy and dance moves.
Along with his acting, his unique style and the white dancing shoes often worn in every film made his fans crazy. Today is the (Jeetendra Birthday) birthday of this iconic star of Indian cinema. Jeetendra has turned 80 today. Jeetendra was born on 7 April 1942 in a Punjabi family. His real name is Ravi Kumar, but after appearing in films, he changed his name to Jeetendra.
Jeetendra has already had a relationship with films. His father used to do the work of supplying jewelry to the film industry. It was because of his father that Jeetendra got acquainted with cinema. In 1964, V Shantaram gave Jeetendra his first film breakthrough in his film ‘Geet Gaya Patharon Ne’. Also read: Falak Tu Garaj Tu: Rocking Star Yash launches a new song of KGF2 in Mumbai, Watch the Video Here
However, Jeetendra got success with the 1967 film ‘Farz’ and then he never looked back. In his 30 years long career, Jeetendra won the hearts of his fans with his acting and his iconic dance steps.
Jeetendra Birthday Special: Why did not Jeetendra like this song of ‘Parichay’?
Jeetendra was always serious about his films and his songs. If he did not like something in the film, he used to speak directly. Something similar happened during the shooting of the film ‘Parichay’, when Jeetendra did not like a song and demanded the makers to remove it.
However, later this song was inserted in the film and it also became a super hit, but what happened that Jeetendra agreed to keep this song in the film? Today, on the occasion of Jeetendra’s birthday, we tell you about this anecdote related to him.
This anecdote is related to the 1972 film ‘Parichay’. Annu Kapoor tells in his radio show Suhana Safar that when the film ‘Parichay’ under the Triputi banner was being produced, then famous composer RD Burman was recording a song and the song was ‘Beeti Na Bithai Raina… ‘ Being the hero of this film, Jeetendra was also present in the studio when the song was being recorded. For you: Happy Birthday Prarabhudeva: Prabhu Deva fell in Love after 16 years of marriage
When this song ended, everyone praised the song, but there was only one person who did not like this song and that was Jeetendra.
Then how did Jeetendra agree to keep this song in the film?
Jeetendra did not like this song. He felt that if this song was put in the film, then the audience would not like it. Jeetendra felt that there was no power in the song. However, others associated with the film did not agree with Jeetendra’s argument.
After this, to overcome his dilemma, Jeetendra went to actor Amitabh Bachchan with a cassette of the song. When Jeetendra narrated this song to Amitabh, the superstar of the century became very emotional after listening to it. After listening to the song, it was Alam that Amitabh’s eyes became moist. Also read: Vikrant Massey Birthday: Journey from TV to Bollywood has not been easy for ‘Bablu Bhaiya’ of ‘Mirzapur’
Seeing Amitabh so emotional, Jeetendra understood that the way this song has touched the heart of Amitabh Bachchan, in the same way, this song will win the hearts of the audience too. And then the same thing happened.
When this film was released, people liked this song very much. Not only this, but Lata Mangeshkar was also awarded the National Award for making this song with her melodious voice. Keep reading: Akshay Khanna Birthday Special: Akshaye Khanna is single even at the age of 47, was to be married to Karisma Kapoor!