World Radio Day: From Lage Raho Munna Bhai to Tumhari Sulu, here's Bollywood's tryst with radio jockeys
From Tumhari Sulu to Salaam Namaste: Bollywood's tryst with radio jockeys in films
Preity Zinta's Amber (Amby) Malhotra act in the 2005 film Salaam Namaste was hugely appreciated. Zinta's quirk and effervescence added the much required spark in the romcom also starring Saif Ali Khan. YouTube screengrab.
Who wouldn't remember Vidya Balan's voice crooning 'Good Morning Mumbai' in Rajkumar Hirani's 2006 Sanjay Dutt-Arshad Warsi starrer Lage Raho Munna Bhai? Much like the film, Balan's act in the film remains deeply etched in the hearts and minds of cinegoers till date. Facebook
Music director-turned-singer-turned actor Himesh Reshammiya was seen as a RJ in the much-forgettable 2009 film Radio. Facebook
Hrithik Roshan delivered a phenomenal performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 2010 film Guzaarish also starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. He is seen in the role of a paralyzed magician-turned-radio jockey in the film. Facebook
The year 2017 celebrated Vidya Balan's homemaker-turned-RJ act in Tumhari Sulu, with a bunch of awards and accolades. Her joie de vivre was so infectious that every member in the audience left the film beaming with a smile. Facebook