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Updated January 5th, 2024 at 18:49 IST

Fardeen Khan replies wittily as Zeenat Aman reveals Feroz Khan cut her pay for being late

Fardeen Khan recently reacted to Zeenat Aman's post about father Feroz Khan cutting the fee for a late arrival on sets and here's what he said...

Fardeen Khan
Fardeen Khan (L) and Zeenat Aman, Feroz Khan (R) | Image:Instagram
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Zeenat Aman has been active on Instagram ever since she made her debut on the social media platform. She has been ruling the digital game by sharing interesting anecdotes from the sets and about working with her co-stars. Speaking of which, lately she dedicated a post to Feroz Khan and recalled how he once cut her fee for being an hour late on the Qurbani set. Now, Khan's son Fardeen has reacted to Zeenat's post and here's what he said.

The family wasn't spared either: Fardeen Khan tells Zeenat Aman

Fardeen Khan re-shared Zeenat Aman's post on his Instagram Stories and shared that he was also not spared either and received the "standard family discount of 25 per cent". He added his father would have loved her post and laughed out loud. He wrote, "Zeenat Aman aunty, if it's any consolation family wasn't spared either. We just received the standard family discount of 25%. Khan Saab would have loved your post. He would have laughed out loud.”

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Soon after the actor dropped the post, Zeenat re-shared it on her Instagram Stories with a violet heart emoticon.

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For the unversed, Fardeen made his acting debut with Prem Aggan helmed and produced by Feroz Khan. The father-son duo have also worked together in Janasheen.

Zeenat Aman's post about Feroz Khan

On Thursday, January 4, Zeenat shared a post opening up about Feroz Khan's "charisma" and working experience with the late actor. The duo have worked together in the 1980 film Qurbani. It was directed by Feroz Khan, who also acted in the film. It also starred Vinod Khanna, Amjad Khan and others.

Recalling how he approached her for a film which she refused and months later he approached her again and pitched for Qurbani by saying it's a lead role. She wrote, "It was the 70s, my star was on the rise, and he called me on the telephone to offer me a role in his upcoming production. It was a secondary part, and so I politely refused the offer. Feroz was incensed and let out a stream of expletives while I held the receiver away from my ear! Many months later, he called again. This time he started his pitch by saying - “it’s the lead role so don’t reject it”. And that’s how I joined the cast of Qurbani."

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She concluded the note by mentioning that Feroz Khan was "suave, charming and polished". Calling him a talented actor and director, Zeenat Aman added that Qurbani remains one of her favourite projects even today. Feroz Khan died of lung cancer in April 2009.

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Published January 5th, 2024 at 18:49 IST

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