» Amitabh Bachchan, Piku Team Shoot At Iconic Howrah Bridge
Amitabh Bachchan, Piku Team Shoot At Iconic Howrah Bridge
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Ringed by a circle of admirers at the crack of dawn Friday,
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan shot for the movie
Piku at the
British-era Howrah Bridge here and thanked the local police for its
The Bridge, Kolkata's iconic landmark that serves as a crucial
gateway for the eastern metropolis and ferries hundreds of
thousands of vehicles every day, was abuzz with a different kind of
excitement on Friday.
Amitabh Bachchan was seen cruising in a car along the bridge
with co-stars Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan
during the filming of Piku. They were greeted with loud
cheers and waves.
"Up at 4 am .. at Howrah Bridge !! Sympathetic crowds, love and
affection and the superb management of the local POLICE ! Thank you
!," the 71-year-old actor tweeted.
Over the years, the bridge has become a symbol of Kolkata and
featured in numerous films by Satyajit Ray, Ritwik Ghatak, Mrinal
Sen, Raj Kapoor, Roland Joffe and Mira Nair.
Shoojit Sircar's Piku has
generated tremendous curiosity among the public and anticipations