Prem Chopra celebrates his 83rd birthday today on September 23, 2018, and wishes are pouring in on Twitter in the form of his old pictures and iconic dialogues such as 'Happy birthday: Prem naam hain mera, Prem Chopra'. He first mouthed the dialogue in the movie Bobby and did the same in many movies as well and his name is now synonymous to the dialogue.
The veteran actor has starred in close to 400 movies and worked in the film industry for a full-fleged span of 6 decades. His contribution to Indian cinema is tremendous and even though he was a soft-spoken character in most of his movies, he still had the command of a villain.
Back in the day, Rajesh Khanna and Prem Chopra combination was the most loved and adored to watch on the silver screen. Even though the duo constantly fought in all their movies in their hero-villain avatar, they were best friends in real life, so much so that their friendship lasted till Rajesh Khanna's last breath in 2012.
"Rajesh Khanna and I were considered a lucky pair and distributors used to tell Rajesh Khanna that we don't care who your heroine is, all we want to know is whether Prem Chopra is in the film," Prem Chopra was quoted as saying regarding his buddy Rajesh Khanna previously.
Here's wishing the soft-spoken and most loved villain of Bollywood, Prem Chopra, a very happy birthday!