There is a famous expression in English that says “Only a goldsmith knows how to scratch the gold from the darkest mine.” This expression simply means that only a person with knowledge and wisdom can unearth things that might be missed from the sight of a normal individual. Also Read: 5 Classics Of Late Jaspal Bhatti Which Must Be On Your Watchlist!
Similarly, Hans Raj Hans, the Sufi maestro had seen the glimpse of an upcoming star of Bollywood way before anyone else. Very few people know that the star was none other than Macho Man John Abraham. In his initial days, when John was not into acting and was a model, he did a video shoot with Sufi Maestro Hans Raj Hans. The video was shot for the song ‘Teri Jhanjhar Kisne Banayi’, which was sung by Hans Raj Hans himself.
The song was released under the label of Tips in 2001. Alongside John and Hans Raj Hans, the video also featured newcomer Gauri Pradhan Tejwani, who also earned a lot of accolades through daily soaps later on.
However, Hans Raj Hans met John Abraham for the first time before meeting him on the sets. He came across John in the Sun and Sand hotel when he was going to the gym. The sober attitude and etiquette impressed Hans Raj Hans to the core. Also Read: Abhishek Bachchan To Play Sahir Ludhianvi In His Biopic, Sanjay Leela Bhansali To Produce!
The Sufi singer said in an interview that he would often see him going towards and mystically he used to get positive vibes from John and even then when John was a struggler, Hans Raj Hans had accurately gauged that John was destined to go way ahead.
Within a few years, Hans Raj Hans's prophecy turned true when the young John got his first break alongside Bipasha Basu in the crime thriller ‘Jism’. Although the movie couldn't do well at the box office, John's performance was praised extensively.
After ‘Jism’, John delivered hits like ‘Dhoom’, ‘Water’, ‘Force’, ‘Garam Masala’, ‘Housefull' and many more which earned the status of superstar for him. Also Read: Wow! Diljit Dosanjh Signs A Deal With A Major Record Company
Well, Hans Raj Hans does have an eye for making accurate predictions!