Gulabo Sitabo: Shoojit Sircar says virtually nobody might recognise Amitabh Bachchan : Bollywood Information



Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar’s quirky dramedy Gulabo Sitabo has already obtained the nation buzzing with its charmingly humorous trailer and hilarious battle of wits between legendary thespian Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana, set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on 12th June. With anticipatory feedback starting from the distinctive story to the onscreen face-off, one facet that stood out has been Amitabh Bachchan’s extraordinary look and demeanor within the movie!

Gulabo Sitabo - Shoojit Sircar says almost no one could recognise Amitabh Bachchan

With a protracted beard, old skool spectacles, a headband, and a prosthetically-pronounced nostril, Bachchan appears completely unrecognizable, and his signature baritone too has been changed with a Lucknowi twang to it! The required make-up and character’s look reportedly took a few hours every day to excellent, and we hear that megastar’s disguise was so spot on, it gave him free rein to roam the streets of Lucknow, obscure as a standard vacationer identical to any of us!

The celebrity would typically stroll across the quaint bylines the place the movie was shot, throughout his breaks and post-shoot, mingling with the locals, and experiencing the famed Lucknowi hospitality first hand! And none was the wiser, because the native folks had no clue they had been interacting with Amitabh Bachchan!

Gulabo Sitabo - Shoojit Sircar says almost no one could recognise Amitabh Bachchan

Says Director Shoojit Sircar, “As we wished each scene to be completely genuine and actual, there have been many pictures located within the absolute coronary heart and congested streets of Hazratgang and Chowk, it’s fairly unbelievable to ponder capturing scenes there! We used to shoot within the tiny charming alleys and gully of outdated Lucknow….we might prepare…and attempt to end the shoots inside an hour or so, in order not to attract too many crowds within the small lanes. Only a few folks realized what was occurring and principally no one acknowledged Mr Bachchan, which was our goal. I didn’t need him to appear like Amitabh Bachchan within the movie, I wished him to look and sound like Mirza, and that was what we achieved. Sure, after our shoots wrapped, he would typically stroll round within the bylanes, chatting with the native folks and expertise town, with no one recognizing who he was!”

Gulabo Sitabo is a novel slice-of-life dramedy the place Mirza and Baankey, very similar to Tom and Jerry are distinctive and unmatched, buddy and foe, naughty and sensible, little and enormous – all issues required to supply chaos.

A Rising Solar Movies manufacturing, Gulabo Sitabo is directed by Shoojit Sircar, written by Juhi Chaturvedi and produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar. The film will premiere solely on Amazon Prime Video on June 12, 2020 in additional than 200 international locations and territories.

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