Amitabh remembers Rajesh Khanna
Amitabh Bachchan has shared screen with legendary Rajesh Khanna in numerous blockbuster and the megastar cherished some unmatchable fond memories of the first original superstar of Bollywood. The combination of Babumoshai and Anand leaves a remarkable mark in the fans’ heart.
The charisma, style, acting of Rajesh Khanna is a phenomenon. No sooner the news of his departure reached Amitabh Bachchan, he was heartbroken. All the goods days, he spent with the actor came across his mind. The duo shared a great camaraderie on screen.
Wednesday, Amitabh Bachchan stood silent in front of the still body of his old friend
cum co-star. The superstar went to his bungalow Aashirwad the moment the news
of Khanna’s demise broke out.
Later at night the superstar took to twitter and shared his emotions, “- What can one say when a colleague, a most important member of the fraternity, younger than you passes away..Rajesh Khanna no more !(sic)”
“I stand mute in front of his still body, with nothing crossing my mind ... just disbelief, and a reverence to his departed soul !!(sic)”
The iconic star also humbly accepted that the word ‘superstar’ only belonged to Kaka. “The word `superstar` was invented for him, and for me it shall ever remain his, and no others .. !!(sic)” the actor tweeted.
“His generation and the generations that follow, shall never be able to describe, or understand his phenomena .. !! Just the mere mention of his name `Rajesh Khanna` sent myriad images of fanfare, awe, and reverential mention !! At his home earlier today, someone close came up and told me, his last words were `time up ho gaya - pack up !!`(sic)”
Whenever, Big B will remember Rajesh Khanna, the power packed voice calling him ‘Babumoshai’ will flash across his memory.