Mumbai: Remembering actor Balraj Sahni on his 102th birthday anniversary on Friday, veteran actress-social activist Shabana Azmi appreciated his performance in film “Garm Hawa”.
“1 of India's finest actors Balraj Sahni wud hve been 102 2day. Remember him with utmost respect. His performance in Garm Hawa is pitch perfect," Shabana tweeted on Friday.
Starring Dinanath Zutshi and Farooque Sheikh, "Garm Hawa" is the story of the Mirza family at the time of partition in 1947.
Known for films like "Do Bigha Zamin", "Dharti ke Lal", "Waqt" and "Kabuliwala", the actor passed away on April 13, 1973 following a cardiac arrest.
He is still remembered for his energetic and lively performance on song "Aye meri zohra jabeen" and many filmmakers have tried to bring back the essence by incorporating the song in some of their films.