A couple of years ago Amitabh Bachchan shared a click of himself playing cricket. In his Facebook post, the superstar penned, "A photograph of mine, around the late '70s. This is a benefit cricket match played for a charity at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, between the Bombay Film Industry and the Bengal Film Industry. Dilip Kumar captained our side ... We won .. !!!"
More such photographs surfaced online today making fans of Big B nostalgic.
Amitabh Bachchan Walking with Vinod Khanna Looks Like a Click From Hera Pheri or Parvarish
Out of the many clicks, one shows the senior Bachchan walking with Vinod Khanna towards the crease. With bats in their hands and dressed in typical white cricket uniforms, both the superstars look like regular cricketers. This click, in particular, makes you remember the remarkable movies that these two did together including Hera Pheri, Parvarish, Zameer, Amar Akbar Anthony, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, and more.
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Both individually and as a team, these two actors gave many super hit movies. Rather during the 70s, these two were the biggest superstars of Bollywood.
Did Amitabh Hit A Six? It Seems So!
Yet another picture shows the superstar looking up in the sky as if he is watching the ball after hitting it in the air. Looking at the posture of Amitabh Bachchan it looks as if he hit the ball for a six. More importantly, his stance after hitting the ball suggests that he is a professional batsman.
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A couple of months ago, Amitabh Bachchan shared yet another picture of himself from the match. In this click, the megastar is standing along with other film stars who were a part of the benefit match. It includes Anil Dhawan, Jeetendra, Dilip Kumar, Jhonny Walker, Anil Chatterji Rabi Gosh & Prem Chopra.
Amitabh asked his fans to recognize all these stars from Bollywood and Bengal Film industry. Surprisingly, there were a few who could recognize all of them. The superstar wrote, "बातें प्रतिदिन इन कठिन परिस्थितियों की होती हैं, निरंतर सोचा कुछ पुरानी यादें ताज़ा कर दें, बैठे बैठे अपने घर! ~ अब nostalgia of past years .. a charity cricket match at Eden Gardens - Mumbai Film Industry vs Bengal Film Industry How many names can you name ?"
Rare Picture of Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha Dressed as Cricketers
Along with actors, leading actresses also were a part of this charity match. One of the rare clicks from this match shows Amitabh standing along with a few Bengali actors and Rekha. All of them look ready to play cricket. Incidentally, only Amitabh and Rekha can be seen with the bat. Did they bat together? Only someone from the classic team of these stars can answer that!
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This picture, in particular, is one of the best clicks for Amitabh and Rekha fans. It is because where else would you find this super hot pair of 70s dressed as a batsman?
Coming back to the present, the latest news is that Amitabh Bachchan started shooting for KBC Season 12. He will also be seen in Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's Brahmāstra helmed by Ayan Mukerji.