Making the best of throwback Thursday, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan shared a million-dollar monochromic picture of actor-wife Jaya Bachchan plucked out from the memory lane of her Bengali film days. Taking us back in time, Amitabh’s post gushing over Jaya is the most heartwarming thing on the Internet currently. Also Read - Amitabh Bachchan Sends Migrant Workers to Uttar Pradesh From Mumbai in 10 Buses
Taking to his Instagram handle, Amitabh shared Jaya’s picture from her unreleased movie, featuring her as her character, Dagtar Babu with turban et all. Big B captioned it, “Jaya .. in film ‘Dagtar Babu’ in Bengali playing Vivekanand .. film could not be completed (sic).” Also Read - Shoojit Sircar on What Made Him Move Gulabo Sitabo to Amazon Prime: I Have a History of Films Not Releasing
On the professional front, Amitabh Bachchan is gearing up for Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra which is slated to hit the cinema screens on December 8, 2020. In the film, Ranbir Kapoor essays the role of Shiva while Alia Bhatt plays his love interest, Isha. Amitabh plays the role of Ranbir’s guru and Mouni Roy will be essaying the role of an antagonist. The film also features Dimple Kapadia and Akkineni Nagarjuna in important roles. Brahmastra is a trilogy produced by Karan Johar‘s Dharma Productions.
Initially, the film was supposed to release in Christmas 2019 but got delayed due to VFX work and it was pushed for the Summer 2020 release. Another update came about the film being further delayed to Winter 2020 which has been confirmed now. The crew was spotted shooting for the climax of the film in Manali and Himachal Pradesh in December 2019. Later, the team moved to Varanasi for a song shoot.