Rajendra Kumar came to Mumbai with Rs 50, also sold his lucky bungalow for...
Rajendra Kumar came to Mumbai with Rs 50, also sold his lucky bungalow for...

Popularly known as 'Jubilee Hero', Rajendra Kumar was born on July 20, 1929, and passed away on July 12, 1999. Rajendra acted in many super hit films, although very few people know that people in the industry used to call him stingy. In fact, when his gardener's condition worsened, he sold his lucky bungalow to Rajesh Khanna and when he had to leave this bungalow, he was crying all night. It is said that Rajendra Kumar had to struggle a lot to work in films. In fact, at the time he came to Mumbai with the dream of becoming a hero, he had only 50 rupees in his pocket. He got money by selling the watch he got from his father.

Yes and with the help of lyricist Rajendra Krishna, he got a job as an assistant to director HS Rawail on a salary of Rs 150. At the same time, in the 1950 film 'Jogan', Rajendra Kumar got the opportunity to work and in this film, Dilip Kumar was in the lead role with him. From 1950 to 1957, Rajendra Kumar struggled to make his place in the film industry. After that, despite her small role in the 1957 film 'Mother India', he was liked a lot. At the same time, the 1959 film 'Goonj Uthi Shehnai' proved to be the first hit for Rajendra Kumar as the lead actor. After this film, he never looked back. After this film, he worked in successful films like 'Dhool Ka Phool' (1959), 'Mere Mehboob' (1963), 'Aai Milan Ki Bela' (1964), 'Sangam' (1964), 'Aarzoo' (1965), 'Sooraj' (1966) etc. Yes and seeing the success of these films, his fans named him 'Jubilee Kumar' because his films used to run in theatres for 25 weeks. However, in the 70s, his colour began to fade and the gardener's condition also started deteriorating. During that time, Rajendra Kumar had to sell his bungalow 'Dimple' to improve his economic condition.

Let us tell you all that in the early 1960s, Rajendra Kumar bought this beach bungalow on Carter Road in Bandra from actor Bharat Bhushan for 60 thousand rupees. Yes, and he gave it a new look and named it after his daughter 'Dimple.' At the same time, as soon as he came to this bungalow, Rajendra Kumar started getting success and due to this, this bungalow was considered lucky. After purchasing it, Rajesh Khanna named it 'Aashirwad.' By the way, for Rajesh Khanna, this bungalow proved to be quite lucky. He had given 15 hits one after the other after shifting to it. However, it was sold after his death on July 18, 2012, and was bought by businessman Shashi Kiran Shetty for Rs 90 crore.

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