Mumbai. You must have heard many stories about Yash Chopra’s film ‘Silsila’. Obviously, most of it will be related to Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha. But during the shooting of this film, a girl had seen both of them and later her luck also changed. That girl later became a famous Bollywood actress and shared the screen with Amitabh Bachchan. For that girl, working with Big B was no less than a dream. Let me tell you an interesting story…
Yash Chopra brought the film ‘Silsila’ in the year 1981. Amitabh and Rekha’s love angle was shown in the story of the film, due to which Jaya Bachchan gets upset. Actually this story was also around these three actors, that’s why there was a lot of discussion about this film. Bollywood actress Meenakshi Seshadri also has a special connection with the shooting of this film.
Meenakshi was sitting in the school bus.
Meenakshi Sheshadri told during a reality show how the film ‘Shahenshah’ became special for her. According to Meenakshi, ‘When I was in 10th class, once I was going back home by school bus. Then we saw that Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha were going on the bike ahead of us. We all got excited seeing both of them. Our bus driver took the vehicle behind them, we all called out to both of them. Amitabh and Rekha stopped but at the same time Yash Chopra said ‘Amit chalo shot ready’. This Amitabh said to us ‘sorry girls’.
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Shahenshah (1988 film)
Magic happened after 5 years
Meenakshi further said, ‘We went home with beautiful memories but I did not even think that after 5 years there would be charisma in my life. I signed the film ‘Shahenshah’ and Amitji was the lead actor in it. I was sitting on the bike behind him in the film. It was like a dream for me. Let us tell you that ‘Shahanshah’ was released in the year 1988 and the film was directed by Tinu Anand.
Tags: Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha
FIRST PUBLISHED : March 16, 2023, 08:41 IST