Remembering him, the actor tweeted: “Great Talent. Sanjeev Kumar would have been 79 today. Did one film with him which never released. Thank you Hari bhai,we love your movies!”
Rishi Kapoor also shared his picture with Kumar on his Twitter page.
Kumar won several major awards including two National Film Awards for Best Actor for his performances in the movies Dastak (1971) and Koshish (1973).
He had gained appreciation for his performance in Sholay.