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Jackie Shroff is a huge fan of Dev Anand

India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi 12 Jun 2017, 10:16:14 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

Actor Jackie Shroff, who was lately seen playing a crucial role in Sarkar 3, has said that he has been a huge fan of late actor Dev Anand.

At a special ‘meet and greet' held on Sunday at the New Excelsior Mukta A2 Cinema in Fort here for the re-premiere of Jackie's classic film "Khalnayak", Shroff shared some of his fondest memories of shooting with filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who has directed the film.

"I'm a huge Dev Anand fan. When we were filming for ‘Hero', my dialogue delivery would come out in Devji's style. At that time, Subhash sir would remind me that I am supposed to sound more like Shatrughan Sinha, not Devji," Jackie said in a statement.

"I am very happy that our film 'Khalnayak' is being re-premiered at India's largest screen. I wish I could watch my favourite song from the movie ‘Der se aana jaldi jaana' once again," Jackie added.

Directed by Ram Gopal Varma, Sarkar 3 featured Amitabh Bachchan, Yami Gautam and Amit Sadh in pivotal roles.

(With IANS Inputs)