The star-studded music launch of Shamitabh
The music launch of Amitabh Bachchan ’s upcoming film Shamitabh on Tuesday turned out to be a star-studded affair with stalwarts from the tinsel town - from poet and writer Gulzar to Bollywood’s 90s diva Sridevi turning up to cheer the team. Apart from the film’s cast including Big B himself, newbie Akshara Haasan and south star Dhanush , director R Balki and two of Tamil cinema’s superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan were also present. Kamal, who happens to be Akshara’s dad was there elder daughter Shruti, who’s also an actor and has even crooned a soulful number for her li’l sister in her debut film, who’s music has been composed by the legendary Ilaiyaraaja.
Amitabh Bachchan (centre) with Tamil superstars Kamal Haasan (left) and Rajinikanth (right); Bachchan shared screen space with Rajini in Mukul Anand's 1991 action film, Hum
Abhisekh Bachchan with wife Aishwarya Rai at the event. Abhisekh is also one of the co-producers of the film
(L-R) Poet and lyricist Gulzar launch the music of Shamitabh along with actor Jaya Bachchan and the film's music composer Ilaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja (centre) being greeted by Amitabh Bachchan as Kamal Haasan (far left), Sridevi (2nd from left) and thalaivaar Rajinikanth (far right) looks on
Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan with their daughters Soundarya Rajinikanth (far left), and Akshara and Shruti (far right)
Actor Sridevi with her Sadma co-star Kamal Haasan, and her first co-star Rajinikanth from the Tamil film Moondru Mudichu (1976), with whom she made her debut when she was just 13