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One of the most favourite activities of the Bollywood buffs is to dig out old, classic tales from the lanes of Bollywood, and being ardent Bollywood buffs ourselves, we try our best never to disappoint you. Digging our old stories is our favourite thing to do, and today the story we're going to tell you is kind of a hilarious one. The superstars of the 80s, Shashi Kapoor and Shatrughan Sinha used to joke around their film sets a lot. Once a hilarious incident took place which had something to do with Shashi Kapoor getting infuriated. Scroll down to know more! (Recommended Read: Shaheer Sheikh Shares Glimpses Of His Beautiful Home With Wifey, Ruchikaa Kapoor Designed By Him)
Shashi Kapoor and Shatrughan Sinha have acted together in films like Kala Patthar, Aa Gale Lag Ja, Shaan, Ilzaam, Gautam Govinda and many more. The actors were infamous for cracking jokes and fighting with each other on the sets, all in good spirit. In a recent interview with the ETimes, Shatrughan Sinha narrated a fun incident that had taken place on the sets of one of their films.
Narrating how Shashi Kapoor had once chased him with a belt for being late on the sets. Shatrughan Sinha had said, "Once when I was late Shashi Kapoor came to beat me with a belt. I told him that he has taken you into the film for your discipline and me for my talent. On this, Shashi Kapoor told him that look how he is doing such things like shameless." Shatrughan ji further said that all this used to be in fun.The actor also said that he was not always late and that sometimes also reached on time. In his words, "I was shooting once with Amitabh Bachchan and the call time was 4.30 am. I reached there at the right time. Gautam Ghosh’s film ‘Antarajali Jatra’ was shot in Kolkata and I used to reach at the same time in the morning for his shoot." (Also Read: New Daddy, Virat Kohli Returns To Field After Birth Of Daughter, Vamika, Expresses How He Feels)
The veteran actor didn't deny being late as well to the sets sometimes and said, "I did not arrive late deliberately. I just had to do yoga before leaving for work, which took time. Sometimes I used to reach 12 o’clock in the morning at 9 o’clock in the morning, but my memory was very good and still is. I used to read my lines and finish the shoot in one take. In this way, sometimes the shooting was over before time. I was a tech artist. No producer accused me of delaying the film and that is why I have done 10–11 films with Manmohan Desai and 13 films with Harmesh Malhotra. Otherwise, why would these producers offer me films? Do you know that I was also offered ‘Sholay’, ‘Wall’, ‘Satay Par Satta’?"
Legendary actor, Shashi Kapoor had made a special place in the hearts of the audience. From being a magnetic, romantic lover to a dignified middle-class hero and a principled brother, he had all the flavours of a typical Hindi cinema actor, which had fetched him the immense love and appreciation of the audience. On the other hand, Shatrughan Sinha had brought along a new genre, a new attitude of the 'hero of the story' with his moustache and angry young man aura. He had devised his own technique of playing the role, which was a little unconventional for these times but his diversity had won him a huge fan following. Well, the ever young, Shatru ji is playing his second innings in politics and is winning hearts as usual! (Don't Miss: Mira Rajput Kapoor Congratulates And Praises Her Sister And Brother-In-Law For Launching Their Dream)
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