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Sanjeev Kumar Biography

Sanjeev Kumar or Harihar Jariwala was one of the most prominent Indian actors in Bollywood.

Personal life and background
Sanjeev Kumar was born in Surat, Gujarat to a Gujarati family living in Mumbai. A stint in film school took him to Bollywood, where he eventually became a star.

He remained a bachelor all his life. He loved Actress Hema Malini and even put a marriage proposal to her but she refused. He died in 1985.

He made actress Jaya Bhaduri his sister in real life and after that didn't pair opposite to her in movies.

Career
Sanjeev Kumar made his debut in the film Hum Hindustani in 1960. Sanjeev's first film as a hero was the 1965 Nishan. In 1968, he played opposite the famous actor Dilip Kumar in Sangharsh. In 1970, Khilona made him a star. He went on to star in the hits Seeta Aur Geeta (1972) and Manchali (1973).
 

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