As a producer Rajesh Khanna’s first film ALAG ALAG completes 33 years

ALAG ALAG released on 27 September 1985 staring Rajesh Khanna, Shashi Kapoor and Tina Munim along with Sushma Seth, Om Prakash, Deven Varma, Urmila Bhatt, Om Shivpuri and Gita Siddharth. ALAG ALAG was first film of Rajesh Khanna as a producer.

The film was directed by Shakti Samanta. The film is best remembered for the way it was shot in Kashmir and its different storyline. It was inspired by the Pakistani movie Meherbani, which was produced by Parvez Malik in 1982.

Kishore Kumar did not accept any money from Rajesh Khanna for rendering the songs of this film. When Khanna asked why he would not accept, Kumar replied that he had got a fresh lease of life as a singer with Aradhana (1969) and since this was Khanna’s first film as producer, he had no right to accept any money.

Music of the film was super hit with melodious tracks Dil Mein Aag Lagaye, Kuchh Humko Tumse  and more.

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