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manoj kumar


Asha Parekh reveals Manoj Kumar was 'upset' with her suggestion for Do Badan's climax: 'We had to reshoot..'

October 05, 2022 11:16 am

In a recent interview, Asha Parekh recalled working with Dev Anand in Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai and Manoj Kumar in Do Badan.

Manoj Kumar understood the 'soft power' of patriotism in movies, how Bharat Kumar came into being

July 23, 2022 11:40 pm

On Manoj Kumar's 85th birthday, here's recalling how he became known as Bharat Kumar in Hindi cinema.

Twinkle Khanna jokes about The Kashmir Files' success, says her colleagues 'have turned into clerks like' Manoj Kumar

April 05, 2022 3:58 pm

Twinkle Khanna wrote about the ongoing 'Kashmir Files wave' in her latest column.

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

December 01, 2021 8:29 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.


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.