Back in the old days, off-screen lives of stars would be mostly touched upon by magazines or whatever private details they used to reveal in their interviews. There was a sense of mystery that fans would often wonder about. While the mystery remains (as it should), the gap between stars and their fans appears to have blurred in this social media ki duniya, as we can directly connect with them online. 

Representational image of Hindi cinema. Credits: India Today

Let’s enter into a parallel universe where yesteryears’ stars have joined Instagram to connect with fans. Here’s what their bios would look like:

Raj Kapoor

Rajesh Khanna

Kishore Kumar


Shammi Kapoor

Amrish Puri

Parveen Babi

Meena Kumari

Mohammed Rafi


Guru Dutt


Which aforementioned Instagram handles of yesteryears’ stars would you follow?

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