Big B Watches ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ with Abhishek Bachchan After Years


Ever since its release, ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ has been the talk of the town, with Amitabh Bachchan’s performance receiving widespread acclaim. On Sunday night, Big B stepped out to watch the movie for the first time in theatres, accompanied by his son Abhishek Bachchan and some friends.

In a heartfelt blog post, Amitabh Bachchan shared his experience, detailing the special movie date. He expressed his excitement about watching ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ on the big screen, marking his first theater visit in years. The father-son duo, along with their friends, seemed to thoroughly enjoy the film, as evidenced by the series of photos shared on his blog.

“A Sunday of Sundays .. the well-wishers at GOJ and then to Kalki with some friends to see on the big screen .. seeing the film for the first time .. Had not been out for years .. but so satisfying to be out to witness all the progress ..” Big B wrote.

Abhishek Bachchan was particularly impressed by his father’s performance, expressing his admiration on social media. He posted on his X handle, “#Kalki2898AD = 🤯 Wow!”

Amitabh Bachchan’s portrayal of the Immortal Ashwatthama has garnered immense praise. The film, directed by Nag Ashwin, enjoyed a bumper opening, grossing Rs 191.5 crore worldwide on its opening day. The post-apocalyptic narrative, inspired by Hindu scriptures, is set in the year 2898 AD and features a star-studded cast including Deepika Padukone, Kamal Haasan, Prabhas, and Disha Patani.

Before the film’s release on June 27, a grand event was organized in Mumbai, where Big B shared insights into his experience working on ‘Kalki 2898 AD.’ He praised Nag Ashwin for his visionary concept, stating, “Nagi came and explained the idea of Kalki 2898 AD. After he left, I thought, what the hell is Nagi drinking? To think of something like this is absolutely outrageous. Some of the visuals that you have seen just now are unbelievable. To have somebody conceive a project that is so futuristic is amazing.”

“No matter what Nag Ashwin thought of, he actually got all the material and effects to match his vision. It has been an amazing experience working for Kalki 2898 AD which I will never forget,” Big B added.

The film also features cameos from actors Vijay Deverakonda, Dulquer Salmaan, and Mrunal Thakur, further adding to its appeal.

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