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#21YearsofAapKiAdalat: Event to pay tribute to Bal Thackeray, Jagjit Singh and others

It has been 21 glorious years since ‘Aap Ki Adalat' made its debut on Indian television. The show has seen many Bollywood celebrities, many politicians and even some controversial figures.‘Aap Ki Adalat' will celebrate its
India TV Entertainment Desk November 28, 2014 13:13 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

It has been 21 glorious years since ‘Aap Ki Adalat' made its debut on Indian television. The show has seen many Bollywood celebrities, many politicians and even some controversial figures.

‘Aap Ki Adalat' will celebrate its 21 years on December 2 in Pragati Maidan. The event will bring almost the whole Indian cinema fraternity under one roof. Politicians across all political parties will be seen at the extravaganza.

The celebration of the success can not be complete without paying homage to the legends that helped it making a world class show. The guests that appear on ‘Aap Ki Adalat' are integral part of it.

The carnival will begin with tributes to the celebs that have been guests on the show and are no more with us. Celebrities and politicians from the Maratha ‘tiger' Bal Thakrey to the legendry Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh will be honoured at the function.

As per the information, a tribute will be paid to the personalities mentioned below.

Bal Thackeray

Bal Thackeray changed the politics of Maharashtra and is considered one of the biggest leaders of India. He was a mass leader, who did not hold any constitutional post but was considered as the powerful man in Maharashtra. Balasaheb was at the center of many controversies but still he was loved by many. Born on January 23 1926 he died on November 17 2012. More than 1.5 million people attended his funeral.

Rajesh Khanna

Referred to as the first superstar of India, Rajesh Khanna's Bollywood career lasted for more than 45 years. The actor gave life to many characters during his long career, which is still fresh in our head. ‘Aradhana,' ‘Anand,' ‘Avishkaar' and ‘Amar Prem' are one of his many films that defined the golden era of Indian cinema. He made a record of 17 consecutive solo hit films from 1969 to 1972. Rajesh Khanna also turned politician and as a congress MP served the nation. Born on December 29 1942 Rajesh Khanna said goodbye to this mortal world on July 18 2012.

Jagjit Singh

Termed as the ‘Ghazal King' Jagjit ji was the most prominent Indian ghazal singer. Recipient of Padma Bhushan and Sahitya Academy Award Jagjit Singh was a big admirer of Mirza Ghalib. The singer popularized use of ghazals in Indian films and his ghazals ‘Chhitti Na Koi Sandesh' and ‘Hosh Walon Ko' are still popular among the music lovers. He was born on February 1941 and passed away on October 10 2011.

Gopinath Munde

The recent death of Gopinath Munde in a road accident left the whole country stunned. The Maharashtrian politician was a very popular figure among the Indian political Diaspora. Gopinath Munde who was the deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra was very well liked and loved by his people. Born in a mediocre family on December 12, 1949 Gopinath ji passed away on June 3, 2014.

Pramod Mahajan

One of the Bhartiya Janata Party's second generation leaders Pramod Mahajan had warm relation with all, be it leaders from other parties, businessmen or people from his constituency. He was the minister of communication and information technology of Indian govt. for 4 years. He is credited for revolutionising the cellular services in India. Pramod Mahajan was shot dead by his estranged brother on April 22 2006.

Rajesh Pilot

Born on February 10 1945 Rajesh Pilot's real name was Rajeshwar Prasad Singh Bhiduri. Born in a poor family he was the real example of how someone can achieve so much with hard work and dedication. He served as an air force pilot reaching the rank of Squadron Leader and quit the force to join politics. A major Gurjar leader Rajesh Pilot was the Minister of Internal Security for 2 years. The nation lost its true servant in a car accident on June 11 2000.