Dharmendra has featured in films like Seeta Aur Geeta, Phool Aur Patthar, Razia Sultan, Chupke Chupke, Sholay and Yamala Pagla Deewana. In 2012, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India
Mr Khan was particularly upset that his former writing partner had already received two Padma honours. He said, "My partner Javed Akhtar has received both Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri"
Veteran actress Hema Malini, who has been married to Dharmendra for over three decades, says he is still "childlike."
Fifteen years away from the arc-lights have not dimmed Sridevi's talent or her star quality and now, at 50, she is a bona fide star once again, a feat last achieved by a 58-year-old Amitabh Bachchan whose career was resurrected by Mohabbatein in 2000.
From intense roles in Khilona, Koshish and Aandhi to comic roles in Angoor and Seeta aur Geeta, Sanjeev Kumar, time and again, proved that with the range and variety he had, he was one of a kind. The National Award winner never shied away from doing 'old age' roles, be it the 'Thakur' of Sholay or 'R K Gupta' of Trishool. Watch Ketan Desai, Rauf Ahmed and other filmmakers and critics giving him a befitting tribute.
Noted Bollywood producer G P Sippy of 'Sholay' fame died in Mumbai on Tuesday night after prolonged illness. The 93-year-old had produced some of the biggest blockbusters, including 'Sholay', 'Seeta Aur Geeta', 'Shaan' and 'Sagar'.