‘When Kishore Kumar went bald to avoid a character’, Gulzar shared anecdotes
87-year-old author Gulzar has recently written a book on Kishore Kumar. It has been named ‘Actually… I Met Them: A Memoir’. In this, the author has mentioned Kishore Kumar’s habits and some of his antics.
- Gulzar wrote a book on the stories of Kishore Kumar
- Shared many antics and habits of Kishore Da
- tales of friendship of kishore da and gulzar sahib.
New Delhi: Poet-lyricist Gulzar has shared many interesting things about Indian cinema legend Kishore Kumar in his new book. In Gulzar’s book ‘Actually… I Met Them: A Memoir’, it has been told that Kishore Kumar, who is in the news for his temperamental nature, went bald before shooting a film. they were finished.
- That thing of ‘joy’
The book states that he has been trying to harass the producers in several ways, from going ‘completely bald’ to avoid playing the protagonist in the film ‘Anand’, to missing a ‘secret staircase’ in the back of his wardrobe. Took tricks. According to Gulzar, Kishore Kumar was initially ready to act in the 1971 film ‘Anand’ instead of actor Rajesh Khanna. But a few days before the shooting, Kishore Kumar surprised everyone by going completely bald in a meeting to discuss his look in the film.
- ‘Kishore Kumar never wanted to play this character’
Describing the anecdote of the film ‘Anand’, Gulzar writes, ‘We were all shocked! , Kishore da went around the office dancing and singing, ‘Ab what will you do, Rishi?’ Here he was talking to the director of the film Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Gulzar, who wrote the dialogues of Kumar’s superhit film, wrote, “After this Rajesh Khanna was roped in for this role in a very short time. Perhaps Kishore da never wanted to play this character. However, the film also won several awards, including the Filmfare Award for Best Film in 1972.
- Favorite Job of Kishore Da
The book has been published by the publication group ‘Penguin Random House India’. In this, Gulzar wrote, not only the director but also many producers were the victims of these mischiefs of Kishore Kumar. In fact, one of Kishore Kumar’s favorite things was that he kept putting his producers in trouble.
Gulzar writes in his book that ‘once a producer went to meet him at his house but Kishore Kumar was in no mood to talk to him, he ‘just opened his cupboard, stepped inside and disappeared’. Describing another incident, she wrote that Kishore Kumar stopped the recording of a song from a film titled ‘Bharosa’ to demand for tea and after a long wait, when the tea finally arrived, he proceeded to record without taking a sip. increased. Gulzar clarified that tea was not important to the singer. But he did all this to spend the money of the producers and to order tea for all the musicians and staff.
- tales of friendship of kishore da and gulzar sahib
Describing a great singer like Kishore Kumar as his friend, 87-year-old Gulzar sahab admitted that Kishore Kumar was someone with whom you could not be angry or upset for a very long time.