Patiala, July 20, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)
In a programe orgenise at Patiala (Punjab) the documentary film ‘Yeh Yaad Mere Armano Ki’ based on the life tragedy of Punjabi film actor Rajendra Jaspal was released by Major Adrashpal Singh, great grandson of Punjabi scholar Bhai Kahan Singh Nabha . Clasmat of Naseeruddin and Ompuri at NSD Delhi & FTII Pune, Rajendra Jaspal, who played the role of Samita Patil’s husband in Shyam Benegal’s film ‘Manthan’, fled the film industry in Mumbai after stabbing his friend Naseeruddin Shah.
Released on YouTube under the banner of Music- Care, the writer and producer of the film is Dr. Jagmail bhathuan and Dr. Ravinder Kaur Ravi, Music by Ishant Pandit and director is Ravinder Ravi Samana. Naseeruddin, in his autobiography ‘And Then One Day’ written in English, recounts bittersweet memories of Jaspal . Naseer saying that he was saved by Om Puri when Jaspal attacked me in Mumbai.
On this occasion, Punjabi writer ‘Dr. Jagmail bhathuan said that Jaspal left his bank job in Patiala in the sixties and started his acting career with the famous playwright Harpal Tiwana’s drama group ‘Punjab Kala Manch’.
He said that the main purpose of making this film was to reconnect a well-known anonymous artist from Punjab with the art world. Apart from Major AP Singh, film actor Rajendra Jaspal , Ravinder Ravi Samana, Dr. Jagmail bhathuan , Anchor Emanpreet and Dr. Ravinder Kaur Ravi were present on the occasion.
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