Jugal Hansraj packed within the nostalgia when he danced to Aankhein Khuli from the movie Mohabbatein. The film, which additionally stars Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Uday Chopra, Shamita Shetty, Kim Sharma, Jimmy Shergill, and Preeti Jhangiani, marked Jugal’s breakthrough movie as a lead actor.
In a video shared on-line, Jugal seemed to be on the units of a shoot when the track comes up. Wearing formal apparel, Jugal broke into the hookstep however quickly admitted that he would not bear in mind the choreography absolutely. He additionally cheered others on to hitch in.
Mohabbatein was launched in 2000 and was helmed by Aditya Chopra. It was the director’s first movie after the success of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. Earlier than Mohabbatein, Jugal had gained reputation as a toddler artist. He had starred in movies equivalent to Masoom, Karma and Sultanat.
After Mohabbatein, Jugal starred in visitor roles in movies like Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Salaam Namaste and Aaja Nachle (2007). He additionally experimented with the director’s seat for Roadside Romeo and Pyaar Unimaginable.
Whereas his profession didn’t take off as imagined, he informed Hindustan Occasions final yr that he has no regrets about it. “I’ve enjoyed working. Despite coming from a non film background, I did pretty okay. I’m still remembered. I didn’t trouble anyone I worked with, I was professional and people still stay in touch with me,” he mentioned.
“I signed my first film as an adult in 1989 for Manmohan Desai, which was my comeback into acting but it never started and throughout my career, that has happened a lot. Till today, about 35 to 40 of the projects that I signed, never took off. In the last 30 years, that’s really a lot. I’d have done a lot more work, but it didn’t start. It’s not like I was not interested but what can one do if movies got shelved? I wish they started,” he added.