Manoj Kumar Birthday Special Struggle Career Films Family India Pakistan Partition Unknown Facts

Manoj Kumar Unknown Facts: He used to tell the story of India through films. In the era of romance and tragedy, he showed a new direction to films. We are talking about Manoj Kumar, born on July 24, 1937 in Abbottabad (now in Pakistan), whose real name is Harikrishna Giri Goswami. In the birthday special, we are introducing you to a few stories from his life.

This is why the name was changed

Please tell that Manoj Kumar also had to bear the brunt of the partition of the country. When he was only 10 years old, his family left Pakistan and came to Delhi due to partition. After spending a few days in Kingsway Camp, he started living in Old Rajendra Nagar. Manoj Kumar graduated from the Hindu College of Delhi University. After this he started planning to try his luck in films. Actually, Manoj Kumar liked to watch movies and he was crazy about Dilip Kumar. When Dilip Kumar’s film ‘Shabnam’ was released, his character’s name was Manoj Kumar. Harikrishna Giri Goswami liked this film and character so much that he changed his name to Manoj Kumar while stepping into the film world.

Beggar was made in the first film

Manoj Kumar, who showed his strong performance in many hit films including ‘Shaheed’, ‘Woh Kaun Thi’, ‘Roti Kapda Aur Makaan’, ‘Purab Aur Paschim’ and ‘Upkar’, started his film journey in the year 1957 with Lekhraj Bhakri’s film ‘Fashion’. In this film, he played the character of a 90-year-old beggar. In the year 1960, he appeared as a lead actor for the first time in the film ‘Kaanch Ki Gudiya’. However, Manoj Kumar’s first hit film was ‘Hariyali Aur Raasta’, which was released in the year 1962. Please tell that Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri was also included in the queue of those who loved Manoj Kumar. After the Indo-Pak war of 1965, Shastriji asked him to make a film on ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’. After this, in the year 1967, Manoj Kumar made the film Upkar.

Because of this he was called ‘Bharat Kumar’

Manoj Kumar played the lead role in the film Shaheed released in the year 1965, for which he also met Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s mother. At that time Bhagat Singh’s mother was admitted in the hospital, after meeting whom Manoj Kumar wept bitterly. In most of the films made on patriotism, Manoj Kumar’s character was named Bharat. Because of this people started calling him Bharat Kumar.

When the police poles were lying

You would be surprised to know that Manoj Kumar had to face the police baton as well. In fact, when he lived in the refugee camp after partition, he used to get angry very quickly about the situation. Once he even beat the doctors and nurses of the refugee camp with a stick. Similarly, in order to show anger, once he had to be lathi-charged by the police.

When the waiter said this to John Abraham after eating 64 rotis, you will laugh after listening to the story

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