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Amitabh Bachchan Recalls How He Was Saved By Bal Thackeray

Published on 21 January, 2019 at 4:51 pm By


The movie Thackeray, which is going to mark its official release on January 25 is again in the buzz. Sometime back the trailer of the flick was launched and it garnered a lot of attention, after all it’s a biopic of Bal Thackeray! Indeed he was a great leader and a good one at that. And his gesture (what he did for Amitabh Bachchan) proves this fact! As per a media report, Big B graced the teaser launch of Thackeray, where he became nostalgic as he reminisced how Bal Thackery helped him once! Big B suffered sustained some injuries while he was present on the sets of his movie Coolie. The incident is of 1982, and he was in Bengaluru at that time.

The veteran actor was taken to Mumbai and his condition was critical. Mumbai’s weather at that time was not much favorable as it was storming, therefore finding an ambulance became quite challenging. That was the moment when Bal Thackeray assisted Amitabh Bachchan by providing him an ambulance that belonged to Shiv Sena.




Amitabh Bachchan’s words at the teaser launch prove how thankful he really is towards the late leader. He said:

 “Balasaheb helped me when I needed it most. If it had not been for him, I would not have been alive today. We were very close to each other. I respect him a lot.”

He even mentioned his relationship with Bal Thackeray, and further stated that Thackeray considered Jaya Bachchan as if she were his very own daughter-in-law.



The movie, Thackeray which is an Abhijit Panse’s directorial casts acclaimed stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Amrita Rao.




Don’t worry, we will eventually update you with the review of the film, till then watch the awesome trailer and stay tuned!

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