- Dharmendra shared several clips from the movie ‘Pratiggya’
- “I hope you like it,” wrote Dharmendra
- “Comedy is difficult … but … it suits me,” he added.
Dharmendra’s 1975 film Pratiggya timed 45 years Sunday. Celebrating the film, Dharmendra shared several video clips of the film staging himself and his Pratiggya co-star and wife Hema Malini. In one of the video clips, which is from the song Uth Neend Se Mirzia Jaag Ja, Hema Malini and Dharmendra can be seen dancing together. The evergreen song, which is still a favorite, was sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Mohammed Rafi. While sharing the video clip, Dharmendra wrote: “Mirza, mard aashiq … jiska naam Sahibaan se pahle liya jaata hai. Warna, Heer Ranjha … Laila Majnu …. tarteeb kuchh yoon ho jaati hai. “Esha Deol, the daughter of Dharmendra and Hema Malini, reacted to her video and wrote:” Wohoo loves you both. “Watch the video here:
Dharmendra also shared clips featuring scenes from the 1975 film. In one of the clips, Hema Malini can be seen engaging in a hilarious conversation with Dharmendra, who can be seen dressed as a police detective. “I hope you like it,” wrote Dharmendra.
Dharmendra also shared another clip from the film and wrote how difficult comedy movies are to make. “Comedy is difficult … but … it suits me,” he wrote.
Directed by Dulal Guha, Pratiggya tells the story of Ajit, played by Dharmendra, who wants to avenge the death of his father. Hema Malini plays the role of Dharmendra’s lover, Radha Lachman Thakur.
Co-produced by Dharmendra and BS Deol, Pratiggya was a big box office commercial success and was one of the three most successful films of 1975. The film also starred Ajit, Jagdeep, Mukri, Johnny Walker, Mehar Mittal and Keshto Mukherjee in pivotal roles.