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‘Raj Kapoor kept his head in my lap and started crying’: Manoj Kumar on his interaction with the showman

November 30, 2021 8:24 am

A miscommunication between Raj Kapoor and Manoj Kumar had ended on an emotional note. Manoj had earlier recalled his interaction with the showman with whom he worked in Mera Naam Joker.

When Manoj Kumar met Bhagat Singh's mother: 'She scanned me and said, I do look like her son'

March 23, 2021 1:02 pm

On Shaheed Diwas or Martyrs' Day, we revisit an old interview of Manoj Kumar, where he spoke about meeting Bhagat Singh's mother and taking her approval before playing Bhagat Singh on screen. Shaheed won three National Awards.

AAP MLA Manoj Kumar sentenced to 3 months in jail for obstructing polling process

June 25, 2019 2:26 pm

The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Kumar, who was held guilty of obstructing a public servant in discharge of public functions, punishable under Section 186 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC)

Manoj Kumar writes to Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore, says shocked by charge he hid injuries

March 25, 2019 7:24 pm

Indian boxer Manoj Kumar has written to Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, rejecting allegations that he hid injuries in the run up to last year's Asian Games and reasserting that the system failed him when he needed it.

Sports Authority of India (SAI) didn’t release funds for treatment, says boxer Manoj Kumar

February 06, 2019 10:08 am

Manoj Kumar, who has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his left hip joint, says the injury first flared up at the Asian Games last year. Manoj was dropped from list of boxers from ongoing training camp.

Vijay's Sarkar: Same hero, different game

November 08, 2018 4:47 pm

The character arc and traits of CEO Sundar Ramaswamy in Sarkar are not very different from Major Jagadish Dhanapal in Thuppakki and convict Kathiresan in Kaththi.

Manoj Kumar feels Naya Bharat can be made with Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar

April 11, 2018 6:24 pm

Manoj Kumar who wishes to get back to direction soon has heaped praise on Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar. The veteran actor, popularly known as Bharat Kumar, said that he is happy to see Bollywood A-listers playing heroes who can bring about a social awakening.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: I’ve been approached for the remake of Woh Kaun Thi? and Raat Aur Din

April 03, 2018 12:58 pm

In a recent interview, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has confirmed that she was approached for a role in not just the remake of Woh Kaun Thi? but also Raat Aur Din. She is currently busy shooting for her upcoming film Fanne Khan opposite Anil Kapoor.

I am against my biography and biopic: Manoj Kumar

December 02, 2017 3:04 pm

Veteran actor Manoj Kumar says that nobody from Bollywood has approached him for a biopic because everyone in the industry is aware of his temperament of not being keen on having a biopic or book by his name.

Independence Day 2017: Here is a list of Bollywood's most patriotic songs to get you into a celebratory mood

August 15, 2017 8:52 am

Independence Day 2017: As India marks its 70th Independence Day, here is our list of best patriotic songs that celebrate the pivotal event, while remembering our brave-hearts who made the supreme sacrifice and were martyred while fighting for our great country.


Manoj Kumar turns 82: Rare photos of Purab Aur Paschim actor

July 25, 2019 6:37 am

On Manoj Kumar’s 82nd birthday, here are some rare photos from the Express Archive.

On Manoj Kumar's 81st birthday, here's looking at some rare photos of the patriotic hero

July 25, 2018 6:37 am

In a career spanning over six decades, Manoj Kumar has been primarily known as the patriotic hero. After the 1965 war, PM Lal Bahadur Shastri asked Manoj to create a film on the slogan Jai Jawan Jai Kisan. The result was the 1967 film Upkar that was loved by the masses.