New Delhi: Legendary actor Jeetendra is celebrating his 79th birthday today. The veteran star made his debut in Bollywood in the year 1964 with V. Shantaram’s Geet Gaya Pattharon Ne. However, it was the 1967 film Farz that served as his stepping stone to success. All of his songs from ‘Taaki Taaki’, ‘Naino me sapna’, ‘Mast Baharon Ka me Aashiq’, ‘Pyar Ka Tohfa’ and so many more are still some of the best retro tunes to groove on. He is the chairperson of Balaji Telefilms which one of the leading production house in the Television industry. On the occasion of Jeetendra’s birthday, here are top retro tunes of Jeetendra that still make us groove.
1. Naino Mein Sapna from Himmatwala
The song was sung by Kishore Kumar and Lata Mangeshkar. The song featuring Jeetendra and Sridevi was a big hit that struck a chord with the audiences.
2. Pyar Ka Tohfa Tera from Tohfa
The song was sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle and featured Jeetendra with Jaya Pradha. Jeetendra’s classic moves made his fans go gaga over him.
3. Taki O Taki from Himmatwala
Produced by G.A. Sheshagiri Rao under the Padmalaya Studios banner, presented by Krishna and directed by K. Raghavendra Rao., the movie Sridevi and Jeetendra in the lead roles and the music was composed by Bappi Lahri. The film is a remake of the Telugu film Ooruki Monagadu (1981). Taki O Taki was sung by Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle. The song is still loved by all and the music still makes everyone groove to its tunes.
4. Dhal Gaya Din from Humjoli
Starring Jeetendra and Leena Chandavarkar in the lead roles, the music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal. The song sung by Mohammed Rafi and Asha Bhosle is quite famous and people of all ages love to groove and especially show their badminton skills in this song. The film is a remake of the Tamil movie Panakkara Kudumbam (1964).
5. Haye Re Haye from Humjoli
Sung by Mohammed Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar, the music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal. the song featuring Jeetendra and Leena Chandavarkar is among one of the romantic songs that will still give you goosebumps when played.
6.Hum To Tere Ashiq Hai from Farz
Starring Jeetendra and Babita, the song is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Mukesh. The music is composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal and was a huge hit. The song is still sung in Antakshri’s and is still loved by the audiences.
7. Kitna Pyara Wada from Caravan
Starring Jeetendra and Asha Parekh in lead roles, the music is composed by R.D. Burman. Kitna Pyara Wada is sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Mohammad Rafi. The beautiful song will not only make you fall in love with Jeetendra ad Asha Parekh but with the amazing lyrics as well. The soundtrack of the film is one of the hit compositions by R. D. Burman. The lyrics of the songs are provided by the veteran poet Majrooh Sultanpuri.
Jeetendra is the chairperson of Balaji Telefilms which one of the leading production house in the Television industry. Talking about his personal life, he tied the knot with the love of life Shobha Kapoor in the year 1972 and is the proud father of Ekta Kapoor and Tusshar Kapoor
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