Amitabh Bachchan, Raj Thackeray sink differences

Tue Dec 24 2013, 09:36 hrs
Sinking their five-year-old differences, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on December 23, shared dais with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray. Raj Thackeray said that whatever happened between him and the actor is now a thing of the past. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
Sinking their five-year-old differences, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on December 23, shared dais with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray. Raj Thackeray said that whatever happened between him and the actor is now a thing of the past. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
Amitabh Bachchan and Raj Thackeray came together to commemorate the seventh anniversary of his party's movie industry wing Maharashtra Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena (MNCKS) at the Shanmukhanand Hall in Central Mumbai.They were accompanied by popular Television actor Sachin. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
Amitabh Bachchan and Raj Thackeray came together to commemorate the seventh anniversary of his party's movie industry wing Maharashtra Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena (MNCKS) at the Shanmukhanand Hall in Central Mumbai.
They were accompanied by popular Television actor Sachin. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
Praising Amitabh Bachchan for his immense contribution to the Indian film industry, Raj Thackeray said the megastar is not the brand ambassador of any state in particular but of the nation. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
Praising Amitabh Bachchan for his immense contribution to the Indian film industry, Raj Thackeray said the megastar is not the brand ambassador of any state in particular but of the nation. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
Amitabh Bachchan won the hearts of the audience by addressing them in Marathi. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
Amitabh Bachchan won the hearts of the audience by addressing them in Marathi. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
"Whatever I am today, is because of the tireless efforts by these artistes and technicians. By giving them an insurance cover, MNS has really honoured them. It is a proud moment for me to honour these artistes," Amitabh Bachchan said. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
"Whatever I am today, is because of the tireless efforts by these artistes and technicians. By giving them an insurance cover, MNS has really honoured them. It is a proud moment for me to honour these artistes," Amitabh Bachchan said. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
In his bass barritone voice, megastar then recited a few lines from his father, late poet Harishvanshrai Bachchan's poem called 'Agneepath', much to the delight of the packed house. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
In his bass barritone voice, megastar then recited a few lines from his father, late poet Harishvanshrai Bachchan's poem called 'Agneepath', much to the delight of the packed house. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
Meanwhile Raj Thackeray said: "What happened in the past is done. It was never ever personal. Time and again, from my speeches, I have been repeating that an actor of his stature has not dawned on the screen in the past 100 years in the country and probably never would even in the future. And thus, he belongs to India and he is an ambassador of the entire nation," Raj Thackeray said. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
Meanwhile Raj Thackeray said: "What happened in the past is done. It was never ever personal. Time and again, from my speeches, I have been repeating that an actor of his stature has not dawned on the screen in the past 100 years in the country and probably never would even in the future. And thus, he belongs to India and he is an ambassador of the entire nation," Raj Thackeray said. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
"Just like citizens of Allahabad love Amitabh Bachchan, so do people of Maharashtra," Raj Thackeray said, adding people in the country love Lata Mangeshkar, Sachin Tendulkar and Amitabh Bachchan similarly. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
"Just like citizens of Allahabad love Amitabh Bachchan, so do people of Maharashtra," Raj Thackeray said, adding people in the country love Lata Mangeshkar, Sachin Tendulkar and Amitabh Bachchan similarly. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
"One must learn the command over the language from him. The finesse in Hindi that he possesses. While hosting 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' he is remarkable and could be learnt from," Thackeray said. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)
"One must learn the command over the language from him. The finesse in Hindi that he possesses. While hosting 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' he is remarkable and could be learnt from," Thackeray said. (IE Photo: Vasant Prabhu)

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