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Amitabh Bachchan reminisces camaraderie with Sridevi

Amitabh Bachchan reminisces camaraderie with Sridevi. Source: Amitabh Bachchan's Instagrame Wembley Stadium, United Kindom, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan

It will be the first death anniversary of actress Sridevi and on this sad occasion social media is abuzz with anecdotes of various incidents related to the late actress, in this regards mega star, Amitabh Bachchan has also shared a post on social media platform where he has reminisced a little about his camaraderie and bond in with Sridevi.  Amitabh Bachchan has shared a picture with Sridevi of and event that took place around the year 1989 or 1990, this picture is from their concert that took place in Wembley’s in London. They were joined in by Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Neelam Kothari. Event was received well by 70,000 people. Wembley stadium was actually demolished in year 2002. But it was reopened as a football stadium in 2007. The stadium is the largest stadium in United Kingdom and second largest in the Europe with a seating for 90,000 people.

At Wembley’s, Amitabh Bachchan performed on “Jumma Chumma” from his film Hum.

Months before Sridevi’s sudden and sad demise, Amitabh Bachchan had posted another picture from the same show.

The picture is definitely a nostalgic trip for all the fans of Amitabh Bachchan and Sridevi. Sridevi and Amitabh Bachchan has done alot of movies together. Inquillab, Akhree Rasta and Khuda Gawah remain successful for the careers of both of them. Amitabh Bachchan also played a cameo role in English Vinglish (2009). This picture is something that will hit all the fans of Sridevi as she has her first death anniversary on 24 February. It was very sudden and came as shock to everyone. Amitabh Bachchan also wrote a heartfelt note on his blog for Sridevi last year after her cremation ceremonies were performed. Talking about other actors, who accompanied Amitabh Bachchan were Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Neelam Kothari. Salman at that time had his first movie Maine Pyaar kiya released. Aamir Khan was already a few films old and Neelam Kothari was already a star. To conclude, Amitabh Bachchan called the day and event as ‘Historic’ and he also made everyone ‘nostalgic’!

Amitabh and Sridevi had multiple releases together that had successful pairing. There was time when Sridevi was known as lady Amitabh Bachchan in the industry, she was so confidant of her own abilities that she had declined to act in movies with Amitabh Bachchan and her grievance was that no matter how hard she worked the credit will go to him and she didn’t want to compromise with her due credit. She created her own niche and she was very sure of herself. Things with Amitabh came to such a pass that man of his stature had to send a truck full of roses to make the mercurial actress agree to act with him in “Khuda Gawah”, in which she performed a double role. They did very few movies together, but shared good chemistry and warm relationship with each other professionally.

English Vinglish was the last movie they shared screen space with each other.

When Sridevi made a debut in Bollywood she had no knowledge of Hindi and Bollywood super star of that time Rekha used to dub for the newcomer, in the process they got very close to each other and incidentally, Amitabh first met Sridevi than and during that meeting Big B appreciated Sridevi’s beauty, by complementing that you are very beautiful. It is also a part of folklore that Rekha was Sridevi’s style guru and taught her the finer points of makeup. The two actresses shared a very cordial relationship throughout their life.

Anjana Kumari

Anjana loves to read and write about Bollywood, health and lifestyle news.

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