Asha Parekh Birthday: Know why Asha Parekh became famous as Hitler

Veteran Bollywood actress Asha Parekh is celebrating her 80th birthday today. Asha Parekh had to face a lot of controversy due to some decisions during her film journey.

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Many actors ruled the Bollywood industry. The actresses of the 60s to 70s also gave new heights to the cinema world on the basis of their performances. one of those actors Asha Parekh is of. Whose performance as well as her brightness was quite different from all the other actresses. Asha ji used to be the highest fee-charging actress of her era. In a very short time, he had made everyone crazy about him. Every director aspired to work with him. His secret was everywhere.

But there came a time when due to some of his own decisions, he turned everyone against him. As a result, he was called by the name of Hitler in the whole industry. Actually this was the time when she was elected as the Censor Board President due to being the best actress. Asha Parekh was the first woman to be elected as the chairperson of the censor board. Apart from this, he was also made the President of CINTA (Cine and TV Artists Association).

During which Asha Parekh was the chairman of the censor board, she took some such decisions, after which people turned against her. Asha Parekh has mentioned about this period in her autobiography ‘The Hit Girl’. During that time the film Fire created panic everywhere. This film made on the relationship of Devrani and Jethani was well-liked. The film was also well received at the International Film Festival. But in India, the film faced a lot of controversy.

In her book, Asha Parekh writes that, ‘I agreed with the Censorship Committee that the love between two women has been shown with great decency and beauty in the film. No one had made any recommendation to get this film cleared from the censors. There was nothing like that in the film. That’s why there was no reason to ban this film, nor to use scissors on the kissing scene of Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das.

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after that when Asha Parekh He also gave a clean chit to the fire, then there was a ruckus in the political parties. Bal Thackeray flatly refused to let the film release. There were fierce controversies and demonstrations against this film. After some of these decisions, everyone started calling Asha Parekh by the name of Hitler.

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