Hema Malini says Amitabh Bachchan is sometimes ‘serious and grumpy’ on set | Bollywood
Hema Malini spoke about Amitabh Bachchan in a new interview. Hema said the veteran actor, who turned 80 on October 11, saw her as a newcomer to the set of his 1970 film Abhinetri, which also starred Shashi Kapoor. She said he was “so quiet” on set when they first worked together years later. Hema said she hasn’t seen any changes in Amitabh over the years. The actor-politician said Amitabh was always serious and grumpy at times. Read also : Amitabh Bachchan sings “Dilbar Mere” for Hema Malini on KBC
Hema and Amitabh worked together in films like Kasauti (1974), Nastik (1983), Desh Premee (1982), Naseeb (1981), Satte Pe Satta (1982) and Baghban (2003). The two also filmed together for an episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati in 2021. Hema recalled their journey from their first film together to working with him in his comeback film Baghban. She said he always manages to change the mood on sets with his entrance and personality.
“The first time we worked together he was so quiet on sets. Then slowly we started talking. That was when he was meeting producers and directors for work (as a newcomer) , and he told me that he saw me on the sets of Abhinetri (1970), where he observed me from afar. By then, we made so many films together… It’s after a little hiatus i started working in Baghban. i was wondering ki main kaise kar paungi (how am i going to do this). i was nervous and i told him about it. he said: ‘don’t don’t worry, I’m in the same boat as you too, toh hum dono milke saath kar lenge (we’ll both do this)’,” Hema Malini told The Times of India.
Hema further explained that Amitabh was always “ready to explore” unlike other actors of his generation. Hema added that despite all the success, Amitabh is “still the same”. “As an individual, he garnered so much respect, affection and adoration, but he is still the same. I find no change in him. His hair may have turned gray, but nothing has changed. changed. He’s still very naughty, mischievous, and sometimes serious and grumpy. He changes the mood on sets with his entrance and personality. I feel so lucky to have worked with him in so many beautiful movies and I will cherish still the big box office hits we gave together,” Hema said.
Baghban by Hema and Amitabh was directed by Ravi Chopra. It tells the story of an elderly couple, Raj (Amitabh Bachchan) and Pooja (Hema Malini), who have been married for 40 years, and face difficulties after Raj’s retirement, with their sons refusing to take care of the parents. . The film did well at the box office and was praised for story and performance. The film also starred Salman Khan.