Poonam Dhillon

Bollywood actress Poonam Dhillon (right) and television actor Bijay Anand on the sets of their upcoming show “Dil Hi Toh Hai.” The actors play husband and wife in the show. (photo provided)

MUMBAI—Renowned television actor Bijay Anand who is essaying the role of Vijaypath Noon in Sony Entertainment Television’s upcoming show “Dil Hi Toh Hai.” The veteran is overwhelmed about working with Poonam Dhillon, who has tasted success in cinema and Indian television as well. Bijay Anand is paired with Dhillon in the show. Dhillon has returned to TV after a significant gap.

Dhillon has been a part of the industry for 40 years with many memorable films and shows to her credit. Anand is now one of her many admirers on sets. He has been vocal about his feelings on social networking sites as well as about getting the landmark opportunity to work with her. He has also posted a good image of Poonam Dhillon for his followers. The post has received hundreds of likes and is still gaining traction.

On his experience of working with her, he said, “I am delighted and honored to be working with the talented actress Poonam Dhillon. In 1979, when I saw Poonam-ji in her film ‘Noorie,’ I had not imagined in my wildest dreams that I would be sharing screen space with her. 39 years later, I have been cast opposite her in the role of her husband! Poonam-ji’s eyes still shine with the same sparkle, warmth, kindness and a trace of mischief.”

Sure, sir. Happy for you.

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