Actor Nanda Karnataki, who was engaged to filmmaker Manmohan Desai by no means received married after his sudden demise following their engagement. On Manmohan’s twenty eighth demise anniversary, Nanda’s brother Jayprakash Winayak gave a more in-depth have a look at their love story, revealing how the 2 met and fell in love with one another. Learn Extra: Rishi Kapoor remembers Manmohan Desai on his delivery anniversary with a throwback pic: ‘He labored with all of the Kapoor’s’
Nanda, who appeared in movies corresponding to Chhoti Bahen, Dhool Ka Phool, Bhabhi, Kala Bazar, Kanoon, Hum Dono, Jab Jab Phool Khile, Gumnaam, Ittefaq, The Prepare and others, fell in love with filmmaker Manmohan within the late 80s. In 1992, Nanda received engaged to Manmohan however in 1994, simply two years after their engagement, Manmohan died after unintentionally collapsing from a balcony. After his demise, Nanda by no means received married. In 2014, she died after struggling a coronary heart assault.
In an interview with Pinkvilla, Nanda’s brother Jayprakash recalled his sister’s love story with Manmohan. He stated Manmohan’s son along with his first spouse Jeevanprabhaji, took actor Waheeda Rehman’s assist to unite his father with Nanda.
Jayprakash recalled, “So, Waheedaji organised a small dinner. After dinner, they left didi and Manji alone. Manji then revealed his emotions to didi saying, ‘I need to marry you’. Didi stated she’d first must seek the advice of her household. On her return that evening, I used to be the primary one with whom she mentioned the proposal. I stated Manji was a revered filmmaker, an exquisite particular person and a captivating character and that she ought to go forward. ‘I need to see you settled,’ I stated. Step by step, the household was concerned. After their approval, didi known as up Waheedaji and stated she was for it. The second assembly was held at our place. didi wished a standard marriage ceremony.”
Jayprakash additional revealed that after Manmohan’s demise Nanda lived a lifetime of a widow. He stated, “Didi was shattered. After that day, she by no means wore colored garments. She’d say, Maine unko pati maana hai aur woh hamesha mere pati rahenge (In my thoughts I used to be already married to him. He’ll at all times be my husband)’. The white libaas (garment) was her reply to all those that, within the coming years, instructed that she get married once more. She stopped assembly folks as a result of she didn’t need any dialogue on the identical subject. She largely remained at house. She nearly imprisoned herself. She was keen about journey however after Manji, she gave up on that. She stopped visiting theatres to look at movies, one thing she as soon as liked. She organized for a house theatre as a substitute. She liked diamonds however later misplaced curiosity in them. ‘Ab kya rakkha hai!’ she’d comment. She lived like a sanyasin (saint).”
A few of Manmohan’s identified works embody movies corresponding to, Amar Akbar Anthony, Parvarish, Suhaag, Naseeb, Desh Premee, Coolie, Aa Gale Lag Jaa Mard, Ganga Jamuna Saraswati and plenty of extra.