Amitabh Bachchan shared a picture from the making of his 1983 film Mahaan in order to garner more popularity on Instagram after being told that he couldn’t ‘put up a pic in a bikini’
Amitabh Bachchan is celebrating 37 years of his film Mahaan on Wednesday and has shared facts from the film with a pinch of humour. The actor also treated fans with a hilarious Instagram post as he tried to adhere to the assumed rules of gaining popularity on the picture-sharing platform.
Sharing a picture from the making of the film on Instagram, the actor wrote, “Somebody was explaining to me why I was not getting the big numbers on Insta , unlike all the other youngGEN,” he said, “Because you can’t put up a pic in a bikini!!! And suddenly this one popped up .. not quite a bikini , it’s more ‘bhara hua kini’ .. from my film MAHAAN .. triple role .. and today 37th year of its release!!”
Somebody was explaining to me why I was not getting the big numbers on Insta , unlike all the other youngGEN .. he said “ because you can’t put up a pic in a bikini “ !!! And suddenly this one popped up .. not quite a bikini , it’s more ‘bhara hua kini’ .. from my film MAHAAN .. triple role .. and today 37 th year of its release !! 🎥😳😜
The picture shows Amitabh in a striped vest and shorts, walking with a small trolley. It received over 4.3 lakh ‘likes’ within a few hours.
Sharing a collage of all his three characters, he wrote on his blog, “37 years .. ! 37 years of ‘MAHAAN’ .. the triple role .. the star cast .. the making the travel the days of work .. and the joy of a first attempt at a triple role .. VFX never heard of .. yet trick camera work and the efficiency of the technology within limitations .. “
T 3515 - my film MAHAAN .. 37th year of release today .. !!!! triple role .. goodness .. what days .. what a star cast .. Waheeda Ji , Zeenat, Parveen , Amjad , Aruna Irani , Shakti Kapoor .. pic.twitter.com/cAoR8d1Lm0— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 28, 2020
While the actor played a lawyer named Amit with a bearded look and grey hair, he also played his two sons: Guru, a theatre actor and Shankar, a police inspector.
Meanwhile, the actor has been associated with a lot of government projects to spread awareness about COVID-19. He is also actively motivating fans to practise social distancing and self-isolation to curb the spread of the virus.
On the work front, the actor will next feature in Chehre helmed by Rumi Jaffery, Gulabo Sitabo by Shoojit Sircar, Jhund directed by Nagraj Manjule and Brahmastra by Ayan Mukerji.
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Last Updated 29, Apr 2020, 9:30 AM