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Anupam Kher recalls how Amitabh Bachchan gave him a reality check about his privilege: ‘I thought I was a star…’

Actor Anupam Kher recalled how he bought a privilege examine from Amitabh Bachchan whereas taking pictures with him for the 1986 movie Aakhri Rasta.  The actor talked about that through the filming in Chennai, he had felt that he was now a longtime star and wished an air conditioner in his make-up room. However, he seen that Amitabh Bachchan was sitting and studying, coated in a blanket, within the peak of Chennai summer time.

Talking to Mashable India, Anupam Kher stated, “I thought I was a star, I wanted AC, make-up room and we were shooting in Chennai, and it was already so uncomfortable. I asked who I was shooting with, and was told that it was with Amitabh Bachchan. I saw him sitting on the side, with beard, wig, and wrapped in a blanket. So I went and told him, ‘Sir I am Anupam Kher…’ He answered, ‘I’ve heard, I saw you in Saransh, you’re a good actor.’ So I asked him, ‘Don’t you feel hot in this beard, blanket and wig?’ He replied, ‘Garmi ke baare mein sochta hoon, toh lagti hai. Nahin sochta hoon, toh nahin lagti. (If I think it’s hot, it is hot. If I don’t think about it, it doesn’t feel like it’s hot.)’ After that, I never created a fuss about AC, weather or fans.”

Anupam Kher starred alongside Amitabh Bachchan and Boman Irani for Sooraj Barjatya’s newest slice-of-life movie, Uunchai, which talks about 4 associates, wishing to scale Mount Everest. On working with them, Kher stated, “There’s a mutual respect for each other. All of us are at that one stage of life, where we don’t have to prove anything to each other. It was a joy to work with each other.”

Uunchai launched on November 11 and is doing good enterprise on the field workplace. Kher has seen a number of field workplace blockbusters this yr, together with The Kashmir Files and Karthikeya 2.



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