Dharmendra idolised Dilip Kumar

May 10, 2018, 08:16 IST | IANS

Bollywood veteran Dharmendra says while growing up he used to look up to the legendary talent Dilip Kumar

Dharmendra
Dharmendra

Bollywood veteran Dharmendra says while growing up he used to look up to the legendary talent Dilip Kumar. Dharmendra spoke about it during an appearance on Colors' TV show "Entertainment Ki Raat". The actor sported a black and grey attire with a stylish hat, read a statement.

While talking to host Saumya Tandon, he said: "In my growing days, I used to look up to Dilip Kumar sahab. I was in complete awe of his charisma and I think there can't be anyone like him in this film industry."

He recollected that he started his career with a photoshoot. "I was horrible in studies and wanted to pursue modelling and acting but my father was totally against it. In those days, the film industry was not looked upon as a respectable career and he didn't approve of it." Asked what profession he would have pursued if he weren't an actor, he said: "If not an actor, I would have been an athlete and would get a gold medal for India".

Catch up on all the latest entertainment news and gossip here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates

This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

Saif Ali Khan rings in his 47th birthday with close ones

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK