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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Manoj Kumar was given the moniker Bharat Kumar after the flurry of patriotic films like Purab Aur Paschim he did and he adopted it as character names in many of his later movies. But he was not just a patriotic hero, he was also a capable romantic hero and delivered some great performances in movies like Woh Kaun Thi
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.