Dharmendra debuted in the Bollywood with film Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere in 1960. But this film was a flop. Now after 58 years, Dharmendra accuses the lead actress of the film, Kumkum of making it flop. Dharmendra shares a photo of him and Kumkum on Twitter. He captioned it as,
“Inse Qubool Na Hua, Film Flop Ho Gayi”
It was Gurudutt who discovered Kumkum. She was the one who appeared in the song “Kabhi Aar Kabhi Paar Laaga Teere Nazar” from the film Aar Paar (1954). Kumkum, born Zaibunnissa, is an Indian film actress from Hussainabad in Sheikhpura, Bihar. She acted in almost 115 films in her career. She is best known for her roles in Mother India (1957), Son Of India (1962), Kohinoor (1960), Ujala, Naya Daur, Shreeman Funtoosh,Ek Sapera Ek Lutera, Ganga Ki Laharen, Raja Aur Rank, Aankhen (1968), Lalkaar and Geet. She paired with many film heroes of her era and was popular in roles alongside Kishore Kumar.
In 1973, after marriage, Kumkum left film industry and went away with her husband and stayed in Saudi Arab for 20 years. Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere was a romantic film directed by Arjun Hingorani. Along with Dharmendra and Kumkum, Balraj Sahni also acted in the film. Dharmendra played a role of cigarette vendor who later became a boxer. Whereas, Kumkum was in a role of domestic help in the richest home. Today after spending more than 60 years in the film industry, Dharmendra is leading a simple life at his village Sahnewal in Punjab but where is Kumkum now! Nobody knows.