Superstar Amitabh Bachchan and legendary filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee have given us a number of gems. The two had collaborated on almost 10 movies that are nonetheless remembered immediately. The filmmaker’s genuine and easy story-telling produced many cults. However, the director was upset with different administrators for exploiting Bachchan’s picture. Scroll right down to know extra.
Big B and Mukherjee gave among the cult movies like Anand, Abhimaan, Chupke Chupke, Namak Haraam and plenty of extra. These movies are extensively remembered even immediately for Bachchan’s versatility. The movies made him a family identify within the nation.
Late filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee was upset with different administrators that Amitabh Bachchan was getting used for his “angry young man” picture. He claimed that Big B was diminished to a stunt man. During a dialog with Filmfare in 1988, the filmmaker stated, “Other directors tried to exploit his image. They reduced him to a stunt man. Some people said I made a blunder by making him sing classical songs in Alaap when he was busy holding guns and booze bottles in other films. Unfortunately, Alaap didn’t do well. It was released during the emergency when I was very depressed. I thought it was the end of my life.”
Mukherjee additionally spoke about dropping Amitabh from his cult movie Guddi. He stated, “What could I do? After shooting for five-six days, his secretary rang up and said he had no more dates. Anand had been released and he had become a star overnight. So I said ‘forget about Guddi’. I rang up Amitabh in Madras and told him, ‘You’re out of Guddi but you will be in my next film’. Later Amitabh came and said he wanted to marry Jaya. I told Jaya ‘I am not coming to the marriage from your side. I will be there from my son’s side.’”
Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Amitabh Bachchan’s working collectively can undoubtedly be referred to as the golden interval of the trade. Bollywood will without end stay indebted to the 2 for opening its wings and giving it a brand new horizon.