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Asha Parekh Turns 77.

The jubilee queen of the 1960s and 70s who churned out hits in her heydays as though they were going out of fashion ,turned 77 with minimum fanfare on 0ctober 2.                                                                               

It was just a bunch of us me and my friends who are not part of the film industry together for lunch. Otherwise what is there to celebrate?” asks Asha who gave us thundering hits  like Mere Sanam, Teesri Manzil, Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon, Do Badan and Kati Patang.                                                 

Ashaji misses her colleagues and contemporaries. “Two of my dearest friends Nanda and Sadhana are gone. Last year I lost (actress) Shammi  my closest friend.I still have close friends Helen and Waheeda Rehman. But we are a dwindling group”. Any unfulfilled dreams? “I wish I could take the clock back by 4O years so I could be a Sanjay Leela Bhansali heroine”.

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