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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Bollywood remembers Feroz Khan

Agencies / May 05, 2009

A week after his death, family, friends and colleagues of actor-filmmaker Feroz Khan paid rich tributes to him at a memorial service organised by his children-actor Fardeen and Laila. 

Best remembered for his films like Qurbani, Aadmi aur Insaan, Mela and Oonche Log, 70-year old Khan, died of cancer in Bangalore recently. 

Old friends Dharmendra, Waheeda Rahman, Mumtaz, Zeenat Aman, Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt and Shah Rukh Khan were prominent among those from the film fraternity who participated in the memorial service along with family members which included actor Hrithik Roshan, who is the husband of Feroz Khan's niece Suzzane. 

The late actor's younger brother Sanjay Khan conducted the proceedings. The memorial service was held at a suburban five star Hotel on Monday. An emotional Dharmendra recalled his close friendship with Feroz since 1959, Mumtaz spoke of the late actor's magnamity and said Mumbai without Feroz Khan is like a Safari without a lion. 

Sanjay Dutt recalled how he was influenced with Feroz's flamboyance and generosity. Sanjay khan remembered that his brother had read the entire Quran at the age of 13.


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