Dharmendra - Action King
Romantic heroDharmendra was noticed for his looks and soon received his first role in 1960's Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere, beginning with a string of romantic films through the sixties. The formula became a success and the actor was quickly paired with the leading ladies of the day like Nutan, Mala Sinha and Meena Kumari.
His most notable pairing was with his future wife, Hema Malini.
While he continued in the romantic vein, Dharmendra was also seen in several influential roles in the decade - Haqeeqat, for instance, saw the actor as a soldier during the Sino-Indian war. The actor was also seen in Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Satyakam, considered his finest acting performance. Prev Next »