Amitabh Bachchan launches teaser of Bal Thackeray biopic but lead actor absent
Amitabh Bachchan launched the teaser of ‘Thackeray’, a biopic on Shiv Sena founder, late Balasaheb Thackeray in Mumbai on Thursday. (Photo: Viral Bhayani)
Big B takes a glance at the poster of the film. The film stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the titular role, who joined the event via video-conferencing as he shooting for a film in Mauritius.
The film has been written by Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, who is also the editor of the party’s mouthpiece Saamna while chief Uddhav Thackeray has lent his support to the film.
Bachchan poses with Uddhav Thackeray’s family, wife Rashmi Thackeray, and son Aaditya Thackeray, who is also the President of the party’s youth wing.
Bachchan in a conversation with Uddhav during the event. The veteran actor was extremely close to Balasaheb Thackeray and shared some of the anecdotes with him at the event.
Boney Kapoor was one of the celebrities present at the event, posing for the cameras in front of the massive Bal Thackeray photograph.