Mumbai, July 17 (): Amitabh Bachchan, the brand ambassador of Kalyan Jewellers, recently shot a new ad for the brand along with the south stars Shivaji Ganesan’s son Prabhu; Kannada actor Raaj Kumar’s son Shiva; Nageshwar Rao’s son Nagarjuna and Mollywood actress Manju Warrier.
Amitabh Bachchan is the brand ambassador for the jewellery brand for his fans in North, while Nagarjuna, Prabhu, Shiva promote the brand down south. The southern superstars were in Mumbai’s film city to shoot for the ad.
The commercial was shot a few days ago in Mumbai. Big B took to Twitter and posted, “Shoot for Kalyan Jewellers. Working with sons of three legends of South Industry – Sivaji, Raaj Kumar and Akkineni Nageshwar Rao!!”
Amitabh dressed in a grey shirt and a checked muffler, expressed his pleasure on meeting the southern actors. Nagarjuna expressed his pleasure and said, “It’s always a pleasure working with Mr. Bachchan. With him there’s always a learning experience.”
The Telugu superstar said he was surprised by Amitabh’s energy and passion for work. He said, “He is a legend… I am in awe of him. Even at this age he has so much energy and passion, there is fire in his eyes”.
After marrying Malayalam actor Dileep, renowned Malayam actress Manju Warrier bid adieu to films, she faced the camera after a gap of 14 years with Big B. Manju plays Amitabh’s daughter in this high profile commercial. She said she was very comfortable acting with Amitabh Bachchan.
Manju said that she considered this as a second birth. She took the blessings of Amitabh before the shoot and stepped in for her second innings in the industry.
Big B posted on his Facebook account, “So finally done 4 films in two days, in 4 different languages -Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam … and spoke those languages too … !! The pride of all is the language of their Mother … mother tongue!!”