On the recent episode of singing reality show Indian Idol 12, Govinda and Shakti Kapoor appeared as guests. The contestants sang Govinda’s hit tracks from his films in the 90s and the duo had a blast going down the memory lane.
During one of the performances, Nihal Tauro performed on Coolie No 1 song ‘Main toh raste se ja raha tha’, in which Govinda featured with Karisma Kapoor. After the performance, Govinda said, “When I was at my peak time, 15-16 hit songs of mine were written by me. I had warned the lyricists that one day I will reveal this truth.”
Later in the show, Govinda also said that his famous Deewana Mastana dialogue was written by him.
Meanwhile, Shakti revealed that the tone of his Raja Babu character Nandu was suggested to him by Govinda. The character became very famous and Shakti is still remembered for it. He said that he owes this to Govinda.
The episode featuring Govinda and Shakti will air Sony TV at 8 PM on Sunday.