Manoj Muntashir, lyricist and screenwriter and a choose on Sony TV’s singing actuality present Indian Idol 12, has apologised for a factual mistake he dedicated on the present’s newest episode.
In the episode, Muntashir, identified for songs like “Tere Sang Yaara”, “Dil Meri Na Sune”, “Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga”, “Kaun Tujhe” and in addition for writing the Hindi dubbed dialogues for Baahubali 2 and Black Panther, had talked about Shammi Kapoor and his relationship along with his late spouse and actor Geeta Baali.
Muntashir talked about an anecdote in response to which Kapoor utilized Geeta’s lipstick to the parting between her hair instead of vermillion to consummate their marriage.
Like all you pretty individuals on the market, I’m a die laborious hindi cinema fan too. Sometimes fan do commit errors unintentionally. I apologize a few factual error in in the present day’s Indian idol episode. Shammi ji married Neila Devi after the premature demise of Geeta Bali Ji. 🙏 @SonyTV
— Manoj Muntashir (@manojmuntashir) May 1, 2021
While speaking to Rauf Ahmed for his guide Shammi Kapoor: The Game Changer, Kapoor had stated, “When we reached the temple at the crack of dawn, Geeta in her by-now crumpled salwar-kameez and I in my kurta-pajama, it was pouring cats and dogs. With Hari Valia as the sole witness, the pujari (priest) performed the ceremonial rites and we took seven pheras (rounds) of the holy fire and were declared husband and wife. Geeta took out a lipstick from her purse and asked me to apply it on her maang (parting of the hair) like sindoor (vermilion) to proclaim our marital status.”
After speaking in regards to the anecdote, Manoj went on to say that Shammi Kapoor by no means married once more, however the fact is that he did. In 1969, 4 years after the loss of life of Geeta, he married Neela Devi Gohil. Their marriage lasted till Neela’s loss of life in 2011.
Muntashir wrote on Twitter, “Like all you lovely people out there, I am a die hard Hindi cinema fan too. Sometimes fan do commit mistakes unintentionally. I apologize about a factual error in today’s Indian idol episode. Shammi ji married Neila Devi after the untimely demise of Geeta Bali Ji. @SonyTV (sic).”