When Feroz Khan bet his “last shirt” to make Qurbani: “We would have been in the street”

Actor Fardeen Khan celebrates his father, the late actor-filmmaker Feroz Khan Qurbani. The film ended 42 years after its release today. Fardeen took to her social media to share an anecdote about the making of the 1980 film.

Go to Twitter, Flour wrote that Qurbani was made with lots of love and sweat. His message read: “42 years since the release of #Qurbani. In FK’s own words, “Son, I had played my last shirt doing this movie”. If it hadn’t worked, we would have been on the streets”. The 2day people didn’t know what it took to make a movie back then. Literally blood, sweat and tears (sic). »

Abhishek Bachchan replied to Fardeen Khan’s tweet and wrote, “Pure passion and pure genius!!”

Directed and produced by Feroz Khan, Qurbani starred Feroz, Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Shakti Kapoor, Kadar Khan and Amjad Khan in key roles. The film was declared a blockbuster a few days after its release. The film’s musical album, which included the song “Aap Jaisa Koi” by Pakistani pop star Nazia Hassan, also found plenty of takers.

Qurbani is said to have been inspired by the 1972 Italian film The Master Touch. It was later remade in Tamil with Rajinikanth and Sivaji Ganesan in the lead roles.

Meanwhile, Fardeen Khan is set to make her acting comeback after a hiatus of more than 12 years. He recently finished filming Visfot by Sanjay Gupta. The actor will also be seen in the No Entry sequel.

Elizabeth J. Harless