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Sujit Kumar no more

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By Kunal M Shah (MUMBAI MIRROR; February 06, 2010)

Sujit Kumar Pic: Yogen Shah

Veteran actor Sujit Kumar passed away at 4.30am, yesterday after a long battle with cancer. He was 75 years old and is survived by his son Jatin Kumar and daughter Henna Singh.

Sujit Kumar is best remembered for his role in Shakti Samanta’s Aradhana in which he played Rajesh Khanna’s friend and was part of the popular song Mere sapano ki rani kab aayegi tu.

The late actor featured in over 200 films and had also directed a film titled Pan Khaye Saaiyaan Hamar in 1984.

His last rites were performed at the Juhu crematorium at 12.30pm yesterday.

Check out how SRK will look when he'll turn 75!

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IN A NEW AVATAR: Shah Rukh in Dish TV’s new campaign Yes, this is Shah Rukh, and this is how he’ll look when he turns 75! The actor plays an old, bald man in an upcoming ad for Dish TV APARAJITA MUKHERJEE Times News Network (BOMBAY TIMES; December 4, 2009) If Shah Rukh Khan’s portrayal of an old man in the movie Veer Zaara left you wanting for more, then here’s something to look out for. In an upcoming ad for Dish TV, SRK has donned an avatar of a 75-yearold man who romances his wife behind closed doors by dancing with her. Anurag Basu, of Kites fame, who’s directed this ad says, “The story is very cute. Tanvi Azmi is playing Shah Rukh’s wife. They’re hiding inside their room and are dancing.” Anurag, together with adman Prasoon Joshi, the brain behind the concept, planned the look and the ad. “We didn’t know if SRK will agree to the idea. I didn’t want to make him Veer Zaara kinda old. It had to be different. So, pehle Shah Rukh ko buddha banaya humne pictures mein, and then showed it to him. He was very sporting and loved the idea,” says Anurag. While his contemporaries are playing college-students in movies, isn’t it a leap of faith for SRK to add 30 years to his real age? Prasoon says, “He liked the script a lot. Probably he never got a script like that before. His first reaction was, ‘Well, I love it!’ He probably he trusted my work. He didn’t take time to say yes.” Prasoon adds, “Everybody has been going wow over the ad. He has emoted really well. There is a More >
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