Amitabh Bachchan shot the commercials for Kalyan Jewellers with some of the big names of South Indian film industries. Shivaraj Kumar (SRK), the son of legendary Kannada superstar Rajkumar, Sivaji Prabhu, the son of Sivaji Ganeshan, Nagarjuna, the son of Akkineni Nageshwara Rao and Malayalam actress Manju Warrier shot the ads for the jewellery brand for their respective languages with the Bollywood Megastar.
Amitabh Bachchan shared his excitement of working with the stars on social-networking site Facebook. He wrote, "So finally done 4 films in two days, in 4 different languages -Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam ... and spoke those languages too ... !! The pride of all is the language of their Mother ... mother tongue !!"
The ad was shot a few days ago in Mumbai. He took to Twitter and posted, "Shoot for Kalyan Jewellers. Working with sons of three legends of South Industry - Sivaji, Raaj Kumar and Akkineni Nageshwar Rao !!" Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
Talking further, he said, "My admiration for their fathers and our affection for each other just remarkable ... they all did remakes of some of my films in their language and vice versa."
Big B Further Writes
Prior to the shoot, Amitabh Bachchan posted, "Hard day that began at 7 am and has just ended by 11 pm, shooting for an ad., for Kalyan Jewellers and yet again the same cast and crew ... a joy. Tired ? Naah .. heard some more good music from Bhaag Milkha Bhaag ... 'o rangrez' and mera yaar..."
On his turn, Telugu superstar Nagarjuna claimed, "I am working with Amitabh after a long time. It's always a learning experience to work with him. He is very encouraging. There is so much to learn from him."
Manju Warrier Says
Malayalam actress Manju Warrier said that she faced camera after a 14 year gap for a jewellery advertisement with megastar Amitabh Bachchan. She has teamed up with all the stars for their respective languages.
Second Innings For Manju Warrier
She says, "I consider this as a second birth. My first shot was with Amitabh Bachchan sir. I took his blessings before the shoot and stepped in for my second innings in the industry."