Amitabh Bachchan celebrates 30 years of ‘Ajooba’
‘Ajooba’ directed and produced by Shashi Kapoor was also co-directed by Soviet filmmaker Gennady Vasilyev
As the 1991 Bollywood film ‘Ajooba’ clocked 30 years on Monday, megastar Amitabh Bachchan reminisced the occasion on social media by delving upon the passing time.
The 78-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle and shared a still from the movie that featured him clad in the superhero costume of his character from the film. Along with the picture, Amitabh tweeted, “30 years of AJOOBA .. !!! saal gujarte rahe ; .. sukh ki , kuch dukh ki .. saathi chale gaye , yaadein bhar reh gayin!”
Big B shared the same image on his Instagram handle and captioned it as, “30 years of AJOOBA !! .. how time has passed ..”
‘Ajooba’ directed and produced by Shashi Kapoor was also co-directed by Soviet filmmaker Gennady Vasilyev and starred Amitabh, Amrish Puri, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, among others.
Loosely based on Arabic folklore, the film had Amitabh portraying the role of Ajooba, who is always willing to help the people of the fictional kingdom, Baharistan.
Meanwhile, Amitabh was recently cast for the Indian adaptation of ‘The Intern’ opposite Deepika Padukone. Apart from that, he has films like ‘Jhund’, ‘Brahmastra’, ‘Goodbye’, ‘May Day’ and several others in the pipeline.