ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » Amitabh Bachchan does 'The Great Gatsby' for free
 

Amitabh Bachchan does 'The Great Gatsby' for free

Big B says his Hollywood debut is 'a friendly gesture'
By Agencies
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 02:23:34 GMT
 

Amitabh Bachchan does 'The Great Gatsby' for free Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan has dismissed his Hollywood debut in Baz Luhrmann's 'The Great Gatsby' as a mere friendly appearance.

The 68-year-old has been friends with Luhrmann since the director met him last year during his India visit and Bachchan has not taken any remuneration for his brief role of Meyer Wolfsheim, a shady businessman.

“My participation in Baz Luhrmann's film 'The Great Gatsby' is a mere one scene appearance as a friendly gesture. Baz Luhrmann during his private visit to India last year, had dropped by my office to meet me and presented me with some paintings of a prominent painter that was accompanying him. He called last month and wondered if I would do this small role in his film and I agreed. It is a gesture. I have refused any remuneration on this too,” Bachchan wrote on his blog.


The movie, which is an adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's classic, stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Gatsby, Carey Mulligan, Daisy Buchanan and 'Spiderman' famed Toby Maguire.

Bachchan will play Meyer Wolfsheim, who helps DiCaprio's character make money when he first comes to New York after the First World War.

“I have gone down to Sydney and had a preliminary reading of the script with the entire cast and done hair make-up costume rehearsals. It has been a wonderful experience to be a part of their system and to observe with what detail and diligence they work,” he added.

Luhrmann is a big fan of Bollywood and Bachchan and says his fascination for Hindi cinema began when he saw Sholay.
Pics - Ravishing Priyanka Chopra dazzles at the Blenders Pride Fashion tour
 
John Abraham did not have the guts to propose a girl
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Watch: Engrossing ‘Wazir’ teaser starring Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar
Watch: Engrossing ‘Wazir’ teaser starring Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar
Prayer and thoughts with little ones of Peshawar: Amitabh Bachchan
Prayer and thoughts with little ones of Peshawar: Amitabh Bachchan
Pix: Amitabh Bachchan at ISL with Abhishek Bachchan, Shweta Nanda
Pix: Amitabh Bachchan at ISL with Abhishek Bachchan, Shweta Nanda
Photo: Shah Rukh Khan touches Amitabh Bachchan’s feet at Stardust Awards
Photo: Shah Rukh Khan touches Amitabh Bachchan’s feet at Stardust Awards
Tags :
,
,
,
,
comments powered by Disqus


 
Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Poonam Pandey | Sherlyn Chopra | Alia Bhatt | New Hindi Movies

Photo Galleries 

Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Madhuri Dixit at a Sangeet ceremony

Sachin Tendulkar inaugurates swimming training institute in Kolkata

Would rather see myself getting married in 2015 than 3 Khans in a film together: Salman Khan

Priyanka, Jacqueline, Alia, Sonakshi, Mallika, Tabu at Big Star Entertainment Awards

Pix: Esha Deol, Rannvijay Singh, Vijender Singh at ‘MTV Roadies X2’ presser

Salman, Amitabh, Abhishek, Shahid, Arjun, Sidharth at Big Star Entertainment Awards

Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma at PK special screening for Mumbai Police

What is Priyanka Chopra’s New Year plan?
Wallpapers 

Sapna Pabbi Wallpapers

Alone Wallpapers

Aditi Rao Hydari Wallpapers

Varun Dhawan Wallpapers

Sulemani Keeda Wallpapers

Zed Plus Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Emraan Hashmi

Priyanka Chopra

Jacqueline Fernandez
New Movies 

P.k.

Lingaa

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies
Videos 

Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif sizzle together in song 'Meherbaan'

'Finding Fanny' song 'Shake Your Bootiya'

Sonam Kapoor grooving to the party anthem ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’

Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif wow in ‘Bang Bang’ song video 'Tu Meri'

Shahid Kapoor in the 'Haider' song ‘Bismil’

‘Raja Natwarlal’ song ‘Namak Paare’ featuring Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Malick


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor