There's a Bachchan in our Easter egg, again
June 04, 2012 17:06 IST
(New Delhi )
Once again, Amitabh Bachchan is a "sophisticated rhetorician intoxicated by the exuberance of (his) own verbosity".
That was Big B's opening monologue as he emerged, in top hat and tuxedo, from a giant Easter egg for the entertainment of a captivated Parveen Babi (and us, of course) in 1977's Amar Akbar Anthony
He's been there and now, 35 years later, he's doing that again, in new movie Bol Bachchan
starring son Abhishek and Ajay Devgn. The coat tails have been replaced by a bandhgala, the giant egg is ostentatiously golden, and the bevy of beauties waiting to welcome a de-egged Big B are much more scantily clad than the demure young ladies way back when.
But the exuberance of Mr Bachchan's verbosity is unchanged. See for yourself: