Legendary Amitabh Bachchan shares his throwback picture from Resham Aur Shera look test and says ‘I actually got selected.’
Veteran star Amitabh Bachchan posted a throwback picture on his Instagram handle from the look test for his film Reshma Aur Shera. Amitabh Bachchan Chhotu in Reshma Aur Shera.
Recently Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan posted a throwback photo of himself, which has taken his fans to some good old days. The actor shared a picture from the look test of his film Reshma Aur Shera and revealed the photo was clicked in 1969. Sharing the picture, Big B wrote, “my look test for the film “Reshma Aur Shera” .. 1969. I got selected !” As soon as he posted the photo, many of his fans and friends from Bollywood posted comments. His granddaughter Navya Nanda was all heart for the picture while Siddhanth Kapoor tagged Amitabh Bachchan as “The best.”
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The film Reshma Aur Shera, which was released in 1971, was a crime drama starring the legendary actor in a supporting role. He played the character of Chhotu while his co-star Vinod Khanna played Vijay. Reshma Aur Shera had Waheeda Rehman and Sunil Dutt in the titular roles. The film was also written and directed by Dutt.
The film Reshma Aur Shera received high vital honours from domestic and international critics and was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 22nd Berlin International Film Festival. It was selected as the Indian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 44th Academy Awards but was not accepted as a nominee. The film also won three National Awards. Waheeda received the National Award for Best Actor in the film.
On Sunday morning, Amitabh Bachchan also thanked his fans for their support and love. On his blog, the actor mentioned, “the smile of acceptance of my Ef .. when you accepted me, that was the day of reckoning for me .. you made me what I am today. You spoke, you applauded, you confessed, you corrected me, you guided me on paths when I went wrong, you got annoyed with me, you scolded me, you complained to me, you showered me with endless love and affection. You did everything. and what did I do? I just sat back every night and at times early mornings to push a few tabs .. that’s it … and all that you gave never compared with what I could give. you often said ..’ what a wonderful family I have created’. no. I created nothing .. you .. all of you .. designed and created this family .. gave it strength and presence and prayer and blessings and I live and survive with all that I have received.”
On the work front, Amitabh Bachchan will be seen in Goodbye, a Vikas Bahl directorial, which will also star Rashmika Mandanna.
Brief of Amitabh Bachchan:
Amitabh Bachchan, is an Indian film actor, film producer, television host, occasional playback singer, and former politician. He is regarded[by whom? as one of the most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema. During the 1970s–1980s, he was the most dominant actor in the Indian movie scene; the French director François Truffaut called him a “one-man industry”.
The Government of India honored him with the Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001, and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his contributions to the arts. The Government of France honored him with its highest civilian honor, Knight of the Legion of honor.