Video Of Jethalal Aka Dilip Joshi Dancing With Asha Parekh In 1996 Is Gold

Watch a 26-year-old video of veteran actress Asha Parekh dancing with Dilip Joshi on the sets of her last film.

Veteran Bollywood actress Asha Parekh is currently in the headlines as she will be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award this year for her memorable contribution to Indian cinema. Meanwhile, we have found a 26-year-old video of the actress where she can be seen dancing with Television’s popular actor Dilip Joshi aka Jethalal.

Dilip Joshi, who has been entertaining with his character of Jethalal in the Hindi sitcom ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ for 14 years, has been a part of Hindi films as well. In fact, he started his acting career by doing small roles in Bollywood movies. His first big screen appearance was in Salman Khan’s film ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ followed by ‘Hum Aapke Hain Koun’. He also played a pivotal role in the Hindi movie ‘Sar Aankhon Par’. It was a special film as many Bollywood celebs like Shah Rukh Khan, Farida Jalal, Shammi Kapoor, Ayesha Jhulka and Gulshan Grover made cameo appearances. Even veteran actress Asha Parikh made a cameo in the film and it turned out to be her last on-screen appearance.

We have found a golden video from our archives where Asha Parekh can be seen shooting a song with Dilip Joshi for the film. Asha wore a gorgeous pink saree and Dilip wore a wig of grey hair.

The film was shot in April 1996 and was released in the year 1999. Though the film didn’t gain much attention from the audience, it is remembered as Asha Parekh’s last film, even if it was a cameo.

Asha Parekh began her career as a child artist in 1952 and in 1954, she debuted as a lead actress in ‘Dil Deke Dekho’. She was one of the most successful actresses in the 1960s and 70s. On Oct 2 this year, she will celebrate her 80th birthday.

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