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Amitabh Bachchan Shoots For A Cameo In 'Helicopter Eela'; Reunites With Kajol After 17 Years

Written By Sonia Sharma | Mumbai | Published:


  • Amitabh Bachchan shoots for a cameo in Kajol starrer 'Helicopter Eela'
  • Amitabh Bachchan and Kajol were last seen together in 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' (2001)

Amitabh Bachchan recently shot for a cameo for Kajol's upcoming film 'Helicopter Eela'. The two supremely talented actors who were last seen together in Karan Johar's directorial 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' in 2001, reunited after 17 years for Kajol's upcoming film 'Helicopter Eela' in which the actress portrays the role of a single mother aspiring to be a singer. On Tuesday, August 14, Amitabh Bachchan tweeted a picture from the sets of the film and captioned it as, "T 2900 - ... and a small appearance for dear friend Ajay and the irrepressible Kaajol .. in 'Helicopter Eela'"

The film's co-producer and Kajol's husband Ajay Devgn too thanked the megastar for agreeing to do this cameo. Devgn tweeted the picture of Kajol and Amitabh Bachchan sharing a deep conversation and wrote, "Thank you so much Amitji for saying yes without batting an eye. Both #HelicopterEela and me thank you.@SrBachchan @KajolAtUN"

The film's director Pradeep Sarkar who is undergoing treatment for dengue in Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital took some time out to shoot for the special sequence. Reports suggest that since Amitabh had alotted August 14 as the date for the shoot and adjusted his other work commitments, Pradeep Sarkar took special permission from the doctors and went on the set to complete the shoot and later got himself readmitted in the hospital. Reports suggest that co-producer Ajay Devgn had arranged for an ambulance outside the sets in case of an emergency. 

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Kajol who got married to Ajay Devgn in 1998 slowed down on films after marriage. The actress embraced motherhood after daughter Nysa was born n 2003. Following which, the 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' actress took a break from work and made a comeback with 'Fanaa' starring Aamir Khan in 2006. Kajol then took it slow and did one film at a time. In 2010, the actress gave birth to a son, Yug, after which she took a break once again and made another comeback with Rohit Shetty's 'Dilwale' in 2016. 'Dilwale' witnessed the comeback of the iconic pair of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol after 18 years, however, the film failed to impress the audiences. Directed by Pradeep Sarkar 'Helicopter Eela' also stars Neha Dhupia, Tota Roy Chowdhury and National Award winning actor Riddhi Sen. 'Helicopter Eela'  is slated to release on Septemeber 7.  




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