Amitabh Bachchan posted a throwback photo of himself, which has taken his fans to the good old days. The actor shared a photo of the look test of his film Reshma Aur Shera and revealed that the photo was clicked in 1969. Big B shared the photo and wrote: “my look test for movie “Reshma aur Shera” .. 1969 .. I actually selected!” As soon as he posted the photo, many of his fans and friends from Bollywood commented: His granddaughter Navya Nanda loved the photo, while Siddhanth Kapoor labeled Amitabh Bachchan as ‘The best’.
Reshma Aur Shera, released in 1971, was a crime drama starring the legendary supporting actor. 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.
Reshma Aur Shera received critical acclaim 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 Best Non-English 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 stated: “. 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 now .. you spoke , you applauded , you confessed , you corrected me , you guided trail me further when I went wrong, you annoyed me, you scolded me, you complained to me, you showered me with endless love and affection. You did everything. and what have i done? I just sat back every night and sometimes early mornings to push a few tabs… that’s it… and all you gave, never compared to 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 director, which will also star Rashmika Mandanna.