Dharmendra’s rejection of this film brightened the fortunes of son Sunny Deol, it became a bumper earning movie of 1988.

Dharmendra’s rejection of this film brightened the fortunes of son Sunny Deol, it became a bumper earning movie of 1988.

The era of seventies and eighties in Bollywood was the era when Dharmendra’s stardom was at its peak. His name alone was enough to make a film a hit. In this period, the movie Aag Hi Aag was released in 1987. After the success of this film, the film’s director Shibu Mitra started work on the next project. His wish was that Dharmendra should be seen once again in the film. But Dharmendra not only refused to work in his film. In fact, a heavy condition was also placed before him. At first the director was deeply disappointed after hearing this. But when he saw benefits in it, his happiness knew no bounds.

This was Dharmendra’s condition

Shibu Mitra and the film’s producer Pahlaj Nihalani offered their new film to Dharmendra. But Dharmendra refused to do the film saying that he had a better offer than the film. In the form of this offer, Dharmendra put two conditions before director Shibu Mitra.

According to the IMDB report, Dharmendra’s first condition was that the director should cast his son Sunny Deol in the film in his place. Apart from this, Dharmendra’s second condition was that if director Shibu Mitra agreed to his request, he would agree to do his next film at half the fee. The director was disappointed after hearing Dharmendra’s first condition. But he became very happy after hearing the second offer.

This film was a remake

The name of the film that Shibu Mitra offered to Dharmendra was Paap Ki Duniya. This film was a remake of the movie Parvarish, in which apart from Sunny Deol, Pran, Neelam Kothari, Chunky Pandey and Danny were in the lead. The director had offered the role of Pran to Dharmendra. At that time this film made Rs 2.40 crore. I was ready. Which earned Rs 9 crore in the year 1988. Had done business. It became the third highest grossing film of that year.

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