Felt suffocated in politics, was dragged emotionally: Dharmendra


"I have come to my city. I don't feel like a hero or superstar when I am in Ludhiana. It feels homecoming. If it was possible then I would love to visit each and every household in the city," said Bollywood He Man Dharmendra.

The actor was in the city to inaugurate a store at the Westend Mall on Saturday.

Putting an end to all questions on his political career, he said, "I felt suffocated in politics. I was dragged emotionally into the field. The day I had agreed, I went to the washroom and banged my head into the mirror regretting what I had done. Politics is something I never wanted to do." "The amount of work which I have done for the people of my constituency, Bikaner, nobody has done till date," he said in chaste Punjabi.

Speaking about the ongoing corruption and political games in the country, he said, "I need not say anything as everybody knows what is happening in the country."

Remembering the good old days in his homeland, Sahnewal, he said, "I remember how I use to stand in queue for hours to get the tickets for the latest movies." He expressed his love for the Punjabi culture and Punjabi movies saying that, "Whenever I do a Hindi movie, I try to give a Punjabi flavour and touch to my character because I love Punjabi lifestyle."

On being asked if he would like to work in a Punjabi movie, he said, "I would love to, if a good script is offered to me." He also said that making Punjabi movies these days is really not affordable due to the lukewarm response, "Hats off to those who are still making Punjabi films."

On being asked about his love for honey as he agreed to inaugurate a honey store, he said in a joking way that he eats lots of honey not only because it is healthy but also because he loves to eat sweet things being a Punjabi. Talking about his upcoming film 'Yamla Pagla Deewana, he said, "It is a film which I am doing with Bobby and

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