Pahlaj Nihalani was a victim of Dharmendra's anger

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dharmendra lashes out at director Pahlaj Nihalani
  • The story of the film Aag Hi Aag
  • Dharmendra is popularly known as He-Man in Bollywood
New Delhi:

Dharmendra has spent more than five decades in the Hindi film industry and during this time he gave a lot of fit films and remained a favorite of the audience. From action to romance and comedy to tragedy, Dharmendra gave life to every kind of character. People are aware of his friendly nature and all-round style, but when Dharmendra got angry, the good did not stand in front of him. During a film, Dharmendra was so angry that he told the filmmakers a lot.

The story during the film 'Aag Hi Aag'

This story is during the 1987 film 'Aag Hi Aag'. The film also starred Chunky Pandey, Shatrughan Sinha, Danny Denzongpa, Neelam Kothari and Gulshan Grover along with Dharmendra. The film was produced by Pahlaj Nihalani and directed by Shibu Mitra. During this film, Dharmendra had to give 15 retakes to shoot a scene, due to which he got very angry.

Pahlaj Nihalani narrated the story

The film's producer Pahlaj Nihalani had told during an interview that he did not have script sessions with any actor. However, he told Dharmendra the story line for this film. Pahlaj said that unless he was satisfied with a scene, he did not OK it. During the shooting of the film Aag Hi Aag, he got Dharmendra to do 15 retakes to suit a scene. On this, Dharmendra went angrily and said angrily in front of the entire unit, 'Am I a newcomer Pahlaj. You keep making me take it again and again.' But it was a lot of fun working with him."