Amitabh Bachchan was convinced by THIS Khan to take up Jhund
Amitabh Bachchan is all set to enthral his audience with his upcoming next Jhund. Bachchan will be seen as NGO Slum Soccer founder Vijay Barse who is a retired sports teacher based in Nagpur who inspires the kids of the slum to form a football team. But did you know that Amitabh Bachchan was convinced by one of Bollywood’s superstars Khan’s to take up Jhund?
Reportedly, Aamir Khan has heard the script of Jhund. He was so impressed with the plot that he had recommended the movie to Amitabh Bachchan. Confirming the same, Big B had told a news portal, “I remember when I discussed that with Aamir; he told me I must do this film. And you know what happens when Aamir endorses something”.
Recently a video of Aamir Khan getting emotional at the screen of Jhund was released by T-Series. Aamir called the Bhushan Kumar produced movie ‘one of the greatest films’ of Amitabh Bachchan. Khan said, “What a film. My God. Bohut hi behtareen film hai (It’s an amazing film). It has happened for the first time that a film has received a standing ovation during a private screening. I don’t have words to say. The way you have captured the emotions of girls and boys of India, it’s unbelievable. The way the children have worked is unbelievable.”
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Meanwhile, Jhund is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Raaj Hiremath, Savita Raj Hiremath, Manjule, Gargee Kulkarni and Meenu Aroraa. Jhund will be released in the theatres on March 4.