When Neelam burnt her leg due to Chunky Panday-Exclusive! | Hindi Movie News

If Govinda-Neelam was a hot jodi in the ’80s and ’90s, the pair of Chunky Panday and Neelam was also not far behind. Interestingly, Chunky, who did several films with Neelam–‘Paap Ki Duniya’, ‘Aag Hi Aag’, ‘Ghar Ka Chirag’ to name a few–is still thick friends with the ‘Jawaani’ girl. Chunky’s wife Bhavna is also good friends with the actress and both starred together in Karan Johar’s web show ‘Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives’. Do they keep visiting each other? Pat comes Chunky’s reply: “Oh yes, many times”. And does the topic revolve around the movies they did? “Well, once in a while, yes, references do come up. We laugh about it,” he shares.

The conversation that had started from talking about Govinda and Neelam’s joint appearance last weekend in ‘Super Dancer 4’, veers back to the show. “Oh, that episode was fab. I loved watching it. Neelam always made a special pair with Govinda but I wish I had also gone, we would have made a great love triangle,” he chuckles, adding, “Off-screen,” after a pause for effect.

Chunky then went on to narrate how Neelam had once got badly hurt due to him. “When Pahlaj Nihalani told me that my first film (‘Aag Hi Aag’ in 1987) was opposite Neelam, I went mad. Neelam was a teenage sensation back then. So, I told him mujhe sab kuch chalana aata hai–bike, car, ghoda (I can ride everything-bike, car, horse). Now, in one of the scenes, I had to escape with her from a mandap, and I dropped her off the bike. She badly burnt her leg. I apologised profusely, but she was a brave girl. It did not take long for her to take it in her stride,” Chunky concludes.