Mumbai: The cast and crew of ‘Yamla, Pagla, Deewana’ released soundtrack of the film in Mumbai.
Veteran Bollywood actor Dharmendra, along with his sons Sunny and Bobby Deol, danced at the event here on Thursday.
“I am thankful to the audience that they gave space in their hearts for 50 years. In fact, by giving respect and appreciation, they helped me keep a strong will. I know that you would never take me out of your hearts,” said Dharmendra.
“I need your love and I have said this many times earlier that it (acting) is not a profession but the love of my life,” he added.
Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan launched the soundtrack felicitated Dharmendra on his 75th birthday.
“First of all, I would like to congratulate Dharamji for completing 75 years of his life. And it is my wish, and I am sure all of you also wish, that he lives for 75 more years and keeps working in movies like this,” said Bachchan.
Sunny Deol said working together with his brother and father was like a party.
“It was a lot of fun and we are working together for the second time. We had come here for the music release and everyone liked it, and now the music of the movie is reaching the audience, and I hope that everyone would like it,” said Sunny.
Bollywood actors Sunil Shetty and Salman Khan were also present at the event.
The soundtrack has been composed by a number of renowned music directors, such as Pyarelal of the duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal, DJ team Rhythm-Bass-Dhol (RDB), Anu Malik, Sandesh Shandilya, and others.
The lyrics are credited to Dharmendra and veteran lyricist Anand Bakshi, Irshad Kamil, and others.
Daler Mehendi, Sukhwinder Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Sonu Nigam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan have provided their voices to the soundtracks.
‘Yamla Pagla Deewana’ is slated for release in January 2011.