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Yadein mithai ke dibbe ki tarah hoti hain, ek bar khula toh sirf ek tukda nahi kha paoge! Indeed, how apt. Sometimes we reach out to those precious memories which are hidden at a great depth, shrouded with a lot of joy and happiness, belonging from a different time altogether, that it amazes us! Did that ever happen to you? Yes, it does to most of us. Well, we are going to take you down to those memory lanes, you couldn't even expect.
The most successful film of the Bollywood film industry, which altogether wrote a different chapter in history. The film after which Bollywood witnessed the beginning of a new era. The film which was no less than a miracle in those times. The anecdotes the making of which, still lurk in the lanes of Bollywood as feathers of a flock float in the air. Yes, we are talking about Sholay. So, nostalgia hit us big time after a very old picture Of Amit ji and Jaya ji from the premiere of the same resurfaced on social media. Scroll further for all the deets!
Reminiscing the biggest blockbuster of his career and the most successful film in the history of the Indian film industry, Sholay, Amitabh Bachchan posted a very old picture. Nostalgia hit us like anything when the star of the millennium, the living legend, Amitabh Bachchan posted a monochrome picture from the premiere of his legendary film, Sholay, and we couldn't stop gushing over how he admired his wife, Jaya ji in the same.
On April 17 2020, Amitabh Bachchan took to his Instagram handle to post a very old, candid picture of himself, his father, mother and Jaya Bacchan, from the premiere of the film, Sholay, with the caption, "At the Premiere of SHOLAY .. 15th August 1975, at the Minerva .. Ma, Babuji, Jaya and a bow tied moi .. how pretty Jaya looks .. This was the 35 mm print at the Premiere .. the 70mm Stereo sound print , first time in India was stuck in Customs.. but after the Premiere got over by midnight, we got news that the 70mm print was out of Customs .. we told Ramesh ji to get it to the Minerva .. it came .. the first Indian film on 70mm Stereo .. and I sat on the floor of the Balcony with Vinod Khanna and finished seeing this amazing result till 3 in the morning." Have a look:
Amit ji described the troubles they had to face in those times due to lack of resources and how did they overcome them. Indeed, those were some times! Yesteryear actor and the Shehenshah of Bollywood, Amit ji is as popular among us millennials as he was among our parents. He is one of those stars whose popularity exceeds generations. Amitabh Bachchan is one of the most active B-town celebrities on social media platforms. Sharing throwback pictures, to poems, to spreading awareness, Big B uses his social media handle in the best way possible.
Amitabh Bachchan had met Jaya Bhaduri for the first time in the year 1970 at Pune Film Institute. Jaya ji was caught up by Amit ji’s personality but nothing serious had happened. When Amit ji saw Jaya ji’s picture on the cover of a magazine, he couldn’t stop himself from admiring her overall beauty. Jaya ji was a perfect blend of modern yet traditional and had perfectly matched Amit ji’s dream woman. They had officially met on the sets of their movie, Guddi and Jaya ji fell in love with him very soon.
Do you remember the famous dialogues from Sholay? Let us know!
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