Veteran actor Jeetendra celebrates his 77th birthday today. The birthday boy’s active acting career spanned the 1960s to the 1990s. He was the best dancer of that period. All of his songs from 'Taaki Taaki', 'Naino me sapna', 'Mast Baharon Ka me Aashiq', 'Pyar Ka Tohfa' and so many more are still some of the best retro tunes to groove on. He is the chairperson of Balaji Telefilms which one of the leading production house in the Television industry. Talking about his personal life, he tied the knot with the love of life Shobha Kapoor in the year 1972 and is the proud father of Ekta Kapoor and Tusshar Kapoor.
On the occasion of Jeetendra's birthday, here are 5 retro tunes of Bollywood's jumping jack that still make us groove.
Naino Mein Sapna, Himmatwala (1983)
Tohfa Tohfa, Tohfa (1984)
Taki O Taki, Himmatwala (1983)
Mast Baharo Ka Main Aashiq, Farz (1967)
Dhal Gaya Din, Humjoli (1970)
Jeetendra began his career with Navrang in 1959 where he was cast as Sandhya’s double. He was paired opposite Sridevi, Jaya Prada, Hema Malini, Neetu Singh amongst others. Jeetendra’s popular films include Sanjog, Aulad, Majaal, Justice Chaudhry, Mawaali, Himmatwala, Jaani Dushman, Tohfa, Parichay, Kinara and Khushboo and many more. Interestingly he featured in over 80 remakes of South films. He was last seen in a guest appearance in On Shanti Om that released in 2007.
A very happy birthday to the legendary actor Jeetendra from India TV and family!
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