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Aap Ki Adalat : Did you know Dharmendra recommended Amitabh Bachchan for Sholay?

In Aap Ki Adalat, veteran actor Dharmendra revealed that initially Shatrughan Sinha was being given the role of Jai in Sholay.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: August 12, 2018 11:34 IST ]

Dharmendra in Aap Ki Adalat

Veteran actor Dharmendra, who made his Bollywood debut with Arjun Hingorani's Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere in 1960 has established himself as a versatile actor of Hindi cinema. From action and comedy to romantic roles, Dharmendra has carved his niche for himself as a marvelous performer. The actor, who has the same energy even at the age of 82 will next be seen in Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se. The third instalment of the series will see the Deols trio back- Bobby Deol, Sunny Deol and Dharmendra.

Dharmendra recently appeared in Aap Ki Adalat and spilled the beans on many unknown aspects of his life. While talking about his cult classic Sholay, the actor said that initially, the role of Jai was being offered to Shatrughan Sinha but due to some circumstances, it was given to Amitabh Bachchan. During his conversation with India TV’s Editor-In-Chief Rajat Sharma, he even clarified that he always wanted to do the role of Veeru. Watch the telecast today at 10 pm and repeat telecast on Sunday at 10 am and 10 pm.


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