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When Bollywood's Amitabh Bachchan, Pakistan's Imran Khan sat at a table together for a legend

There strained relationship between India and Pakistan is no new news. There was a time, however, that Bollywood's Shahenshah Amitabh Bachchan was the chief guest at Imran Khan's event in Lahore where the two sat and enjoyed a Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan performance.

When Bollywoods Amitabh Bachchan Pakistans Imran Khan sat at a table together for a legend-ycb
Bengaluru, First Published Aug 15, 2020, 7:26 PM IST
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Bollywood's three Khans Salman, Shah Rukh and Amir Khan may have won millions of fans across Pakistan as the country looks up to Hindi films for entertainment. However, not many Bollywood biggies have sat next to Imran Khan, who is now the Prime Minister of Pakistan, except Amitabh Bachchan.

In a throwback video, at a charity event hosted by Imran Khan in the 1990s, the then cricketer wanted to establish a cancer hospital in his mother's name for the poor at Lahore and invited Bachchan as a guest.

Bachchan who also appealed to people to join the noble cause also recalled how people from Pakistan had come to Mumbai (Bombay) and prayed for his recovery in 1982 after an accident while shooting for one of his films, saw him suffer a grievous injury.

The two are seen sitting at a round table in rapt attention to a performance by Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Bachchan also takes out money from the table and asks a lady to hand it over to a member of the singer's troupe. 

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