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Regarded as the Shahenshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan has always been an inspiration to millions. Amit ji had proved that one can make a mark in the world of cinema without a Godfather. He is an institution of talents, who has motivated millions, who dream each day to make it big in Bollywood. The living legend of Indian cinema has an array of fine cinema to his credit. After an initial hiccup with some flops, he rose to fame with 1973 with his hit film, Zanjeer and since then, there was no looking back for him.
The Bachchan clan is known for taking a trip down memory lane and often delight their fans with some adorable throwback pictures of their family. When Shweta Bachchan Nanda had celebrated her 46th birthday on March 17, 2020, Abhishek Bachchan had dug in a perfect family picture to wish his sister. Sharing a sepia family photograph with Jaya Bachchan holding him and Shweta sitting on Amitabh Bachchan’s lap, who posed for the camera, Abhishek had written, “Happy Birthday Shwetdi! Have the best year. Evidence that you've been trying to be a fashionista since childhood... The dress!!! Wow!!! Love you. @shwetabachchan.”
While scrolling through our IG feeds, we stumbled upon a rare picture of the Bachchan clan. In the timeless throwback picture, a young Shweta Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan had posed with their parents, Amitabh and Jaya. In the picture, the star siblings, Shweta and Abhishek’s uncanny resemblance to their parents is unmissable.
Amitabh Bachchan often takes a trip down the memory lane and shares throwback pictures of his family from his archive. On November 3, 2020, Amit ji had taken to his IG handle and had shared a collage of two monochrome pictures with Abhishek Bachchan. The first picture was a recent one, where the father and son had posed for the camera. And the second one was a throwback where Amit ji was seen playing with Abhishek. He had captioned the picture as “Then... and then.”
From Shweta Bachchan Nanda launching her own fashion line, MxS World, her first novel, Paradise Towers becoming the bestseller in India to Abhishek Bachchan setting the bar high with his commendable films, Amitabh Bachchan has always acknowledged his children’s professional achievements as a proud father. Sharing the full picture of Abhishek and Shweta, gorging on their ice-creams, Big B had written, “When daughter Shweta places her first book in your hands; when she inaugurates her own clothing design brand; when son Abhishek moves you to tears by his brilliance in film ‘Manmarzian’, you wonder as you see them and their innocence in this snapshot, did we ever conceive that they would one day make us proud as they have today.”
On April 17 2020, Amitabh Bachchan had posted a throwback candid picture with his father, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, mother, Teji Bachchan and wife, Jaya Bachchan, from the premiere of the film, Sholay. Admired by his wife’s beauty, Big B had written, "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."
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