New Delhi: Actor and filmmaker Chiranjeevi recalled the old days and said that his father Konidela Venkata Rao gave him the ticket of megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s iconic film Sholay as his most precious gift on his birthday. Has expressed his love and affection towards Amitabh Bachchan in episode 43 of the quiz-based reality show Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 15.
Bachchan’s 81st birthday was celebrated in the new episode. A video message was played on the set of KBC which was from Chiranjeevi. In the video, Chiranjeevi said that Hello, Amitabh Bachchan, I am very happy to talk to you through this video. It is very difficult for me to express my love and affection towards Mr. Bachchan in a few words. The actor said that Mr. Amit means a lot to me, so words fail me. It was my birthday on 22nd August, 1975 and I received the most precious gift from my father on my birthday. This was the ticket to Mr. Amit’s iconic film Sholay.
He further shared that you have always been my guiding force, and recently you have been kind enough to act as my teacher in my film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. The film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is an epic historical action film. , starring Chiranjeevi in the lead role, with Nayanthara, Tamannaah, Sudeep, Jagapathi Babu and Vijay Sethupathi in lead roles. Amitabh Bachchan and Anushka Shetty make guest appearances. Pawan Kalyan, Kamal Haasan and Mohanlal have given narration in the film.
The film tells the story of Narasimha Reddy’s fight against the rule of the British East India Company. Chiranjeevi further said that but the truth is that not just on the screen, you are my teacher forever. Wishing you a very happy 81st birthday, may you have a long life full of good health and happiness. Thank you for giving me this wonderful opportunity, Jai Hind. Responding to the video message, Big B said, Thank you very much, Chiranjeevi sir. Chiranjeevi’s next film is Mega 156 and Mega 157. He was last seen in Bhola Shankar.