Amitabh Bachchan has reacted to Aamir Khan’s effusive reward for his newest release Jhund with a tongue-in-cheek comment. Having seen the movie at a particular screening final week, Aamir had referred to as it “one of Amitabh’s greatest films,” and was seen wiping tears from his face after watching the movie. In a latest interplay, Amitabh thanked Aamir however laughed off the reward as Aamir’s ‘over-excitement’. (Also learn: Aamir Khan left teary-eyed on watching Amitabh Bachchan’s Jhund: ‘Breaks whatever we learnt in last 20-30 years’. Watch)
Aamir Khan had been proven the movie in a particular screening previous to release by the producers. In a video shared by the manufacturing home T-Series on YouTube, the actor was seen providing reward for the movie. “What a film. My God. Bohut hi behtareen film hai (It’s an amazing film),” he stated. He was then seen wiping tears away with the sleeves of his T-shirt as he gave a standing ovation. Aamir additionally praised Amitabh’s work within the movie and stated, “What work he has done! He has done great films in his career. But this is one of his best films. One of his greatest films.”
Reacting to this in a latest interview with Bollywood Hungama, Amitabh joked, “Aamir always has a habit of getting over-excited,” earlier than including, “But I thank him for it. I guess Aamir has always been a very good judge of films. I am deeply obliged that he had such kind words to say about the film.”
The veteran actor added that in his opinion, the actual people deserving of reward for Jhund have been his co-actors. In the movie, Amitabh performs soccer coach Vijay Barse, who impressed slum youngsters to take up the sport. Many of the actors enjoying the footballers within the movie are first-time actors from slums. Amitabh stated, “But really the praiseworthy portion of the film is the youngsters that have performed in it- the boys from the slum. They have been absolutely exceptional in terms of their talent. They were so natural.”
Jhund, directed by Nagraj Manjule, launched in theatres on March 4. While the movie has been praised by critics, it has didn’t set the field workplace ablaze, with collections starting from disappointing to average throughout territories.
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