Friday, June 02, 2006

Cricketers and Movies - II

5. Mohsin Khan – The famous Pakistani opening batsman made his Bollywood debut with Batwara (1989) directed by J. P. Dutta and starring Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna, Dimple Kapadia, Poonam Dhilon, Amrita Singh, Shammi Kapoor and Amrish Puri.

He also acted in about 10 other movies, prominent amongst them were:

Saathi (1991) directed by Mahesh Bhatt starring Aditya Pancholi, Varsha Usgaonkar, Kader Khan, Paresh Rawal and Anupam Kher. This movie was a true inspiration of the Hollywood flick “Scarface” (1983) directed by Brian De Palma starring Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Mary Elizabeth.

Mahaanta (1997) directed by Afzal Khan and starring Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit and Poonam Dhillon. This was Mohsin Khan’s last movie in Bollywood.

6. Salim Durrani acted in a movie called Charitra (1973) directed by B. R. Ishara and starring Parveen Babi.

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