Jeetendra shares why he prefers wearing only white clothes  |  Photo Credit: Instagram
There is a reason why stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Jeetendra, Dharmendra are called veterans and legends. They are the ones whose contribution have significantly shaped up Hindi cinema and made it what it is today. Talking specifically about veteran actor Jeetendra, the actor ruled the screens from the ‘60s to early ‘90s and did a great amount of work that many stars from the younger generation follow.
Every actor had/has their own speciality and so did Jeetendra. The actor was regularly spotted wearing white outfits, both on-screen and off-screen that became iconic to him. Top-to-toe, Jeetendra would be clad in all things white and that exists even today. But do you know why the legendary actor wears white so often in the first place? He explained the same on the sets of Indian Idol 12.
Ever since it was announced that legendary actor Jeetendra would grace the stage tonight on the show, fans were excited. While the contestants paid tribute to the actor by singing famous songs from his films, a contestant from the show Nihal, ended up asking Jeetendra about his fascination for white. The legendary actor explained that when he had initially entered the film industry there were no designers and they used to wear whatever they felt like.
He further shared that he started wearing white clothes because he was told by someone that he looks slim in white outfits. Jeetendra further added that colourful outfits make one look shorter whereas light colours make one appear taller. He then shared that since he wanted to opt for light-coloured clothes, he felt that white was the best. And hence, he started wearing the colour.
Since morning, the social media handles of the channel has been leaving fans waiting for the clock to struck 8 so that they can watch Indian Idol 12 and Jeetendra’s glorious presence on the show. Here’s a glimpse:
Jeetendra’s outfits and unique dancing steps are considered iconic. Over the many decades that he has spent in the film industry, Jeetendra has worked with actresses such as late Sridevi, Jaya Prada, Hema Malini, Neetu Kapoor among others. He is now mostly involved in the production business and is the chairman of Balaji Telefilms, Balaji Motion Pictures and ALT Entertainment.
Jeetendra is married to Shobha Kapoor and together, they have two children – Ekta Kapoor, who is known as the Czarina of the television world and actor Tusshar Kapoor.