Aamir Khan – the Bollywood perfectionist who turns 52 today has amazingly shared history five times with the icon of the icons Amitabh Bachchan. Read on to find out.YAADON KI BAARAT AND ZANJEERYAADON KI BAARAT & ZANJEER
The year was 1973 and the silver screen introduced a messiah in the angry young man - the advent of the phenomenon called Amitabh Bachchan took birth in ZANJEER. In the same year the cute little Aamir Khan made his debut as a child artiste in YAADON KI BAARAT. Big B’s angry young man avatar on the silver screen and Aamir’s debut as an actor happened in the same year.
~pgbr~ QAYAMAT SE QAYAMAT TAK AND SHAHENSHAH
QAYAMAT SE QAYAMAT TAK & SHAHENSHAH
In 1988 megastar Amitabh Bachchan passed the litmus test of his star power by making SHAHENSHAH a blockbuster amidst the Bofors storm that took an ugly political turn, in the same year a new star was born when Aamir Khan made his debut as a lead in QAYAMAT SE QAYAMAT TAK with Juhi Chawla. The year that wrote history in highlighting the towering star power of Amitabh Bachchan also saw the entry of a new heartthrob in Aamir Khan.
In 2001, Aamir Khan made his entry as a producer by floating his banner Aamir Khan films by producing the cult motivating classic LAGAAN. Amitabh Bachchan again came in picture with Aamir’s another first and the iconic deep baritone voice graced Aamir’s dream project.
~pgbr~ AAMIR KHAN AND AMITABH BACHCHANAmitabh Bachchan graces LAGAAN 10 years celebration
In 2011, team LAGAAN celebrated its 10 glorious years in Mumbai. This is for the first time a movie was remembered after 10 years in such a grand scale with its cast and crew. Amitabh Bachchan who shared the pages of history with Aamir’s in their previous achievements, made his grand entry that day. The moment when the erstwhile calm, composed Aamir basked in the glory of LAGAAN suddenly checking himself and rushing towards the gate with an overwhelmed face filled with joy to greet Mr. Bachchan is still fresh in the minds of those who were present. Many wondered when will they come together and create history again.
~pgbr~ AAMIR KHAN AND AMITABH BACHCHAN THUGS OF HINDOSTAN
Finally they are together physically after sharing the pages of history since 1973. The 2018 Diwali is set to be another glorious chapter in Bollywood history that witnesses the biggest casting coup of Bollywood seen in recent decades after Subash Ghai’s 1991 blockbuster SAUDAGAR that saw the thespian Dilip Kumar coming with Raaj Kumar. THUGS OF HINDOSTAN will see the dreams of the millions fans of Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan turning into reality. The YRF produced venture directed by DHOOM 3 fame Vijay Krishna Acharya is said to be based on the novel 'Confessions of a Thug' by Philip Meadows Taylor and it’s a period drama.
Wishing Aamir Khan a very happy birthday, the ‘SUPERSTAR’ who sets new ‘DANGAL’ ( read competition) again and again for its peers be it content or forming collection clubs like 100, 200, 300 etc, ‘secretly’ has shared the pages of Bollywood history with the iconic Mr. Bachchan.