From Koshish to Chehre Pe Chehra, films that prove Sanjeev Kumar was more than Sholay's Thakur

FP Staff

Jul,09 2018 13:51 09 IST

1/5 Remake of Japanese film <em>Happiness of Us Alone</em>, <em>Koshish</em> depicted Sanjeev Kumar and Jaya Bhaduri as a deaf and mute couple. It also won Kumar a National Award. Image from Facebook

Remake of Japanese film Happiness of Us Alone, Koshish depicted Sanjeev Kumar and Jaya Bhaduri as a deaf and mute couple. It also won Kumar a National Award. Image from Facebook

2/5 Sanjeev Kumar's first collaboration with Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, <em>Aandhi</em> depicted the story of an estranged couple meeting after years. Image from Facebook

Sanjeev Kumar's first collaboration with Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, Aandhi depicted the story of an estranged couple meeting after years. Image from Facebook

3/5 Sanjeev Kumar, in <em>Naya Din Nai Raat</em>, reprised the nine-role epic performance by Sivaji Ganesan in <em>Navarathri</em> (1964). Image from Facebook

Sanjeev Kumar, in Naya Din Nai Raat, reprised the nine-role epic performance by Sivaji Ganesan in Navarathri (1964). Image from Facebook

4/5 <em>Angoor</em>, Gulzar's adaptation of Shakespeare's <em>Comedy of Errors</em>, won Sanjeev Kumar considerable praise. Image from Facebook.

Angoor, Gulzar's adaptation of Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors, won Sanjeev Kumar considerable praise. Image from Facebook.

5/5 Raj Tilak's adaptation of <em>Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde</em>, <em>Chehre Pe Chehra</em> had Sanjeev Kumar playing the double role of Dr. Wilson and Blackstone. Image from Facebook

Raj Tilak's adaptation of Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Chehre Pe Chehra had Sanjeev Kumar playing the double role of Dr. Wilson and Blackstone. Image from Facebook