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Priyanka amplifies viral tweet with old pics of yesteryear stars Dharmendra, Sunil Dutt; their handwritten notes

  • Priyanka Chopra has amplified an writer’s tweet through which she’d shared footage of yesteryear stars resembling Dharmendra, Shammi Kapoor, Biswajit, Sadhna, Saira Banu, Asha Parekh and Sunil Dutt.

PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 02:56 PM IST

Priyanka Chopra thanked an writer for posting the images and handwritten notes of yesteryear stars resembling Dharmendra, Shammi Kapoor, Biswajit, Sadhna, Saira Banu, Asha Parekh and Sunil Dutt, amongst many extra.

Sharing the Twitter thread, Priyanka wrote, “This is so special, I loved going through her collection. Thanks for sharing.”

Check out the autographed footage and hand-written notes right here:

She additionally posted a letter that Sunil Dutt had written, in Udru.

The writer, Sam Jawed, additionally revealed that her aunt wrote fan mails, regardless of robust disapproval within the household. Posting the images, she additionally shared the story of her aunt and wrote in a sequence of tweets, “My aunt passed away many years ago. Among her belongings was an old album that she was very fond of. The album remained lost for many years, buried somewhere in a storeroom in the basement. It was found again recently during a clean-up.”

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“As a young girl growing up in a small town in 1950s and 60s, she was completely enamored by movies. Much to the disapproval of her mother, she spent her free time writing fan mail to movie stars and over a time, built up quite a collection of autographed pictures and letters. Sadly, most of it is now in a bad shape but I managed to salvage a few that I am posting in this thread. I’m sure she would have loved to show off her collection. So, here it is,” she added earlier than posting the images.

In her letter to a fan, Asha Parekh wrote, “I was so glad to go through the contents of your letter, I try in my humble ways, to do my best. And I feel so proud when well-wishers like you appreciate my work. I assure you, you will like me even more in my forthcoming films.” Most of the stars despatched their gratitude and autographed footage to followers.

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