‘So I started talking to him in Marathi and everything really changed.’ It’s very easy to fall in love with Dilip Kumar, and Ashish Amrute learnt that first-hand. An associate editor on films like Dabangg 2, Tanu Weds Manu and Pyaar Ke Side Effects , Ashish got a rare opportunity to work on a short film on Dilip Kumar during the launch of the star’s autobiography, Dilip Kumar: The Substance and the Shadow . Ashish spent a month-and-a-half at the legendary actor’s Pali Hill bungalow, working on the short film. And he became a fanboy. He tells Patcy N/ Rediff.com , “On the third day of working on the film, I met Dilip saab . By then, he was already suffering from Alzheimer’s. He would not meet outsiders unless there was a need. We went to his room, and I was not sure how to react. I was 35-40 and he was a superstar…” “I met Dilip Kumar in 2014, just before his autobiography, Dilip Kumar: The Substance and the Shadow , released. They wanted to make a documentary which we could play at the book launch but since we were pressed for time, we made a short film. I… Read full this story
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