Actor Prem Chopra, who is known to be one of the most glorious villains of Bollywood, recently reacted to his death rumours. The adept actor said “This is sadism”
Old Celebrity Death rumours aren’t new. In Bollywood,we heard many celebrity death hoaxes earlier. And now it’s repeated again! The same happened with veteran actor Prem Chopra. He revealed that he has received many calls after the fake news surfaced on the internet. The callers are inquiring if he is alive. He comes in front of the media and reveals that he is absolutely Hale and hearty.
Actor Prem Chopra break his death hoax
On July 27 (Wednesday), Prem Chopra, who is one of the glorious villains of his time, fell prey to a death hoax. Now, he opened up about the same and called it “sadism“, and said it should stop immediately. He also revealed that Rakesh Roshan called him to enquire about his health and has been receiving many calls for the same reason. He said, “This is sadism, what else! Somebody is deriving sadistic pleasure in wrongly informing people that I am no more. But here I am, talking to you, absolutely hale and hearty.”
“I don’t know how many calls of this nature I have received since morning. Rakesh Roshan called me. Amod Mehra (trade analyst) called. I wonder who did this to me. Also, I must tell you that someone did a similar thing with Jeetendra, my close friend. That happened about four months ago. This needs to stop- and immediately,” he added.
Amod Mehra also shared on Twitter, “All those who are getting morbid pleasure in declaring my brother Shri Prem Chopra as dead, please note, I just spoke to him and he is hale and hearty. Sir, Jug Jug Jiyo… meri umar bhi aap ko lag jaye (May you live a long life. May my life be added to yours). Jai Mata Di”.
Prem Chopra is known for films such as Dostana (1980), Kranti (1981), Jaanwar(1982), Shaheed (1965), Upkaar (1967), Purab Aur Pashchim, Do Raaste (1969), Kati Patang (1970), Do Anjaane (1976), Jaadu Tona (1977), Kala Sona, among others.
Chopra and his wife were admitted to the hospital
Meanwhile, Prem Chopra and his wife Uma Chopra were admitted to a Mumbai hospital in January 2022 after they tested Covid-19 positive. The couple was soon discharged.
They were treated by Dr Jalil Parkar. Both Prem and Uma have received the monoclonal antibody cocktail and are recuperating well. Doctors think they will be discharged in a day or two as they are responding quite well even in their 80s.
Chopra Congratulated Noraaj Chopra in his way
Prem Chopra congratulated Neeraj Chopra for his historic gold win at Tokyo Olympics with his famous dialogue, and the video went viral on the web Prem Chopra used one of his most famous dialogues to laud Neeraj Chopra. He said, “Saari duniya jaanti hai mujhe. Prem naam hai mera Prem Chopra. Lekin Neeraj, aaj tune mausam badal diya. Aaj baaki saari duniya bolegi, Neeraj naam hai mera. Neeraj Chopra. (The entire world knows who I am. My name is Prem Prem Chopra. But Neeraj, you’ve changed the weather. The world will now say, My name is Neeraj Neeraj Chopra).
About Chopra Family
Prem Chopra, one of Bollywood’s most popular villains, and Hindi cinema’s stalwart Raj Kapoor’s sister, Uma Kapoor, have been married for more than six decades. They have three daughters – Rakita, Punita and Prerna Chopra.