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Ram Gopal Varma shares throwback picture from sets of Kalyug, asks fans to identify child actor

The photo shared by RGV is from the film Kalyug. Released in 1981, it was a crime thriller directed by Shyam Benegal and produced by Shashi Kapoor.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: June 19, 2021 9:40:38 am
ram gopal varma kalyug throwbackA photo from the 1981 movie Kalyug. (Photo: Ram Gopal Varma/Twitter)

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma went down memory lane on Friday as he shared a throwback picture featuring Raj Babbar, Rekha and a child actor. RGV asked fans to identify the young actor. Sharing the photo, RGV wrote, “Guess who the boy is?”

The photo shared by RGV is from the film Kalyug. Released in 1981, it was a crime thriller directed by Shyam Benegal and produced by Shashi Kapoor.

After giving a chance to Twitterati to identify the child actor, RGV, in his following tweet, revealed that the boy in the monochrome photo is none other than Urmila Matondkar. He wrote, “The BOY is the RANGEELA GIRL ⁦ @UrmilaMatondkar in a pic from KALYUG.”

Ram Gopal Varma and Urmila Matondkar worked together on films like Rangeela, Satya and Bhoot. Recently, the filmmaker said Rangeela was an ode to Matondkar’s beauty. “She (Urmila) worked in my Telugu film Gaayam and when I saw her dancing, I felt mesmerised. In fact, she is the main reason why I was inspired to make the film (Rangeela). It was to capture her beauty,” RGV told PTI.

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