In pics: When Amitabh Bachchan met Steven Spielberg
Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan returned to Mumbai from Bhopal to welcome acclaimed Hollywood director Steven Spielberg who is in the country to celebrate the success of his movie 'Lincoln', that also bagged Oscar awards. A biopic on the US president Abraham Lincoln's struggles during the Civil War, 'Lincoln' is co-produced by Spielberg's DreamWorks along with Anil Ambani's Reliance Entertainment and DreamWorks.
The megastar shared some pictures clicked with Steven Spielberg, Shyam Benegal, Madhur Bhandarkar, Prasoon Joshi, Kiran Rao, Kunal Kohli, Sudhir Mishra on his Tumblr blog.
Big B writes on his Tumblr blog, “The greats of the opinion makers on cinema - Anupama Chopra, Bharati Dubey, Meena, Afsana, Komal Nahata, Rohit, Omar Quereshi, Raja Sen, Janice, Babu alias Siddharth Basu … and on.. And equally the celebrated directors at the meet …Abbas-Mustan, Kunal Kohli, Raju Hirani, Balkii, Gauri his wife, Zoya, Reema, Sudhir Mishra, Prabhu Deva, Shyam Benegal, Kiran Rao, Ramesh Sippy, Javed Akhtar, Ashutosh Gowarikar. Prasoon Joshi, Anurag Kashyap, Renzil, Rakeysh Mehra, Ayaan … and more ..”
"... Meeting with Steven Spielberg on Monday and to welcome him to the country and be in conversation with him amongst a relevant audience that connects itself with the fraternity...," Mr Bachchan had earlier posted on his blog last night.
The 66-year-old Hollywood veteran, behind genre-defying classics like Jaws, E.T., Jurassic Park, Saving Private Ryan, The Color Purple, Empire of the Sun, Schindler's List, Munich and Lincoln in his 40 year old career, is accompanied by his wife Kate Capshaw.
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Courtesy: Amitabh Bachchan's Official Blog (http://srbachchan.tumblr.com/)