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When Amitabh Bachchan Rejected Abhishek Bachchan’s Script Before Refugee: ‘Bakwaas Script’

Abhishek Bachchan recalled the time when his father, legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan rejected his Samjhauta Categorical script.

When Amitabh Bachchan Rejected Abhishek Bachchan’s Script Earlier than Refugee: ‘Bakwaas Script’

Abhishek Bachchan‘s entry into the world of acting with Refugee alongside Kareena Kapoor was a notable thing, given his lineage as Amitabh Bachchan’s son. Nonetheless, the lesser-known story behind his debut includes a script he co-authored with Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, a script that was met with sudden rejection from his father, Amitabh Bachchan. In a candid dialog with Galatta Plus, Abhishek reminisced in regards to the script he and Rakeysh penned named “Samjhauta Express.” Going through challenges find a launchpad and route within the movie trade, the duo, sure by a long-standing friendship, determined to create their very own alternative.

Abhishek shared how the script revolved round a story the place a terrorist launched into a quest to search out his long-lost father, kidnapped throughout his childhood. The duo even commenced preparations for the movie, conducting look checks and Abhishek rising out his hair and beard in alignment with the envisioned character. Their subsequent step was to current the script to Amitabh Bachchan’s manufacturing home. Nonetheless, narrating a script to his father was identified to be nerve-wracking; Amitabh’s reactions had been typically inscrutable. As anticipated, after a silence that adopted their presentation, Amitabh bluntly labelled the script as ‘utter rubbish’ and instructed them to go away. “Boys, bahut hi bakwaas script hai”, stated Huge B.

The rejection left each Abhishek and Rakeysh disheartened. Rakeysh, notably affected, sought solace in writing and, fueled by frustration, penned what would finally change into “Aks”.

Abhishek additionally revealed nobody was able to launch him as an actor. “I was sitting with my friend Rakeysh Mehra and I said, ‘Yaar, it has been two years and I can’t get a film and I am getting really demoralised.’ He said, ‘I also want to direct a film but they all want me to direct ads.’ So I said, ‘I’ll act for you.’ He said, ‘Yeah, I’ll direct you.’ We wrote a script called Samjhauta Express,” he stated.



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