Mumbai, There are many stories of actors falling in love during the shooting of Hindi films. One of these stories is of beautiful actress Asha Parekh. Asha Parekh, who made her Bollywood debut with the 1959 film Dil De Ke Dekho, also fell in love during the shooting of her first film; That too from the producer of the film. Yes, the producer of this film was Nasir Hussain, who has made films like ‘Teesri Manzil’, ‘Phir Wahi Dil Laya Hoon’. Asha Parekh had fallen in love with this Nasir Hussain. Asha’s heart was touched by Hussain’s brilliant personality.
Asha Parekh was successful in casting a spell on the audience of Hindi cinema from her very first film. With his beautiful face and the sparkle of his eyes, he had made people crazy about him. When the heart of such a charming actress fell on producer Nasir Hussain, headlines had to be made. But Asha Parekh allowed this relationship to be limited to friendship only. Since Nasir Hussain was married, she did not move forward on the path of love. Asha Parekh has written about this experience in her autobiography ‘The Hit Girl’ that she did not want to see anyone’s house being destroyed for her love, so she removed the thought of Nasir from her heart.
Asha Parekh and Nasir Hussain’s friendship was discussed
with Nasir Hussain Asha Parekh Did many films. Many famous films like ‘Jab Pyar Kisi Se Hota Hai’ (1961), ‘Phir Wahi Dil Laya Hoon’ (1963), ‘Teesri Manzil’ (1966), ‘Baharon Ke Sapne’ (1967), ‘Pyaar Ka Mausam’ (1967) In 1969) and ‘Caravan’ (1971), Nasir shot to success with Asha. During this, the friendship of both of them was discussed, but nothing came to the fore. When Asha Parekh mentioned this in her biography ‘The Hit Girl’, only then people came to know about this story completely. Speaking to IANS during her book launch, Asha confessed that Nasir was the only person she ever loved.
Couldn’t express love for fear of breaking up the family
Asha wrote in her autobiography that she worked in seven films with producer Nasir Hussain. Despite loving her, she never thought of getting married because she did not want to be a ‘housewife’. Since Hussain was married, Asha could not express her love for fear of breaking the family and remained alone for the rest of her life. In conversation with another magazine Dadasaheb Phalke Award The winning actress had said that living single was probably one of the best decisions I have taken.
FIRST PUBLISHED : November 30, 2022, 15:14 IST