Actor Sunil Lahri is back in the limelight and is riding high on the success of Ramayan's re-run on Doordarshan. He is enjoying the memes made on his character, Laxman, too. Before getting popular as Laxman from Ramayan, Sunil Lahri had made his Bollywood debut in the 80s with Khwaja Ahmad Abbas's directorial, The Naxalites. In this film, he got a chance to work with actress Smita Patil and till date the actor considers himself to be 'lucky' to have shared screen space with her. Recently, the actor got nostalgic and reminisced his The Naxalites days with her. Sunil Lahri shared a black and white picture of himself with Smita Patil on his Instagram handle. In the still from The Naxalites, Smita and Sunil can be seen performing a scene for the film, which also featured Mithun Chakraborty, Dina Pathak and Asit Sen.
Sharing this unseen picture with his fans, Sunil Lahri wrote, "Sharing old memory with all my friends and followers, I was lucky to work in very first film Naxalite with most talented & beautiful actress late Ms. Smita Patil and another very renowned & talented filmmaker writer late Mr k. A. Abbas at my late teenage age."
Take a look at his Instagram post here:
Coming back to the popularity of his show, Ramayan
, the actor recently reacted to its memes. "I have seen many memes that a lot of people have sent. Even my brother’s children in the house send me the memes. I am liking it. I am enjoying it. It’s said that you are popular and that’s why they make these memes. I am honoured. I feel honoured to be a part of the memes," he told Koimoi.
Apart from Sunil, his co-stars, Dipika Chikhalia aka Sita and Arun Govil aka Ram, are also enjoying the success of Ramayan's re-run.
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