Actor and Politian Shatrughan Sinha just took to his social media profile and fondly wish his co-star from many film veteran actor Danny Denzongpa a very happy birthday and calls him Tulip.
Shatrughan Sinha and Danny Denzongpa have studied together in FTII and has worked together in more than a dozen films, such as, Mere Apne, Do Ustad, Zulm O Sitam and more.
Actor Shatrughan Sinha wrote, “Warm & happy birthday wishes for a thorough gentleman, a very dear friend, #FTII batchmate, versatile actor #DannyDenzongpa. He has worked in several regional films also over a career of over forty years. He worked in some International films, namely 'Seven years in Tibet' starring the handsome, debonair #BradPitt”
“He has shown tremendous flair both in villainous & positive roles with great ease. His directorial debut 'Phir wahi raat' won him laurels as one of the best horror films of Indian cinema. May you be blessed abundantly. Happy birthday Tulip”
Danny Denzongpa has mainly worked in Bollywood films, though he has also appeared in several Nepali, Tamil, Bengali and Telugu films. He has acted in about 190 Hindi films since 1971.
Denzongpa was awarded the Padma Shree, India's fourth-highest civilian honour in 2003. His film career spans more than 4 decades.
His best known villainous roles are in Dhund, 36 Ghante, Bandish, Jeeo Aur Jeene Do, Dharm Aur Qanoon and Agneepath whereas his best known positive roles were in Fakira, Chor Machaye Shor, Devata, Kalicharan, Bulundi and Adhikar. His directorial venture Phir Wahi Raat was considered among the top five best horror suspense films of Hindi Cinema.