Ek to kam zindgaani, us se bhi kam hai jawaani
Jab tak josh mein jawaani
Jab tak khoon mein rawaani
Mujhe hosh mein aane na do
Josh. Zindagi. Jawani. Attitude. Style.
He didn’t suck up to second string politicians. He didnt have to do a gameshow. He didn’t dance at weddings.
Instead he did things old school. Like the stars ought to. He drove fast cars at breakneck speed. He partied hard and without apology. He made Mukesh Khanna, about as old as his son, act as his father in “Yalgaar”. He shot from the hip. He dressed flamboyantly. And in the final years of his life, he gave a memorable sucker-punch to the Pakistanis and their apologists on this side of the border for which he promptly got banned by the Jihadi General.
Goodbye Feroz Khan. Goodbye you old cowboy.
I don’t know what happens in the great ranch above but I sure do hope you always keep your hat on.
[Images courtesy Rediff and here]