ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » Amitabh Bachchan cameo adds buzz to Nagarjuna’s 'Manam'
 

Amitabh Bachchan cameo adds buzz to Nagarjuna’s 'Manam'

Nagarjuna on why Big B appears in their family film
By Subhash K. Jha (IANS)
Tue, May 13, 2014 05:35:13 GMT
 

Amitabh Bachchan cameo adds buzz to Nagarjuna’s 'Manam'
A cameo by Amitabh Bachchan has added a lot of buzz to Nagarjuna’s film 'Manam'.

Actor Nagarjuna says a cameo by megastar Amitabh Bachchan in his family film "Manam", which stars his legendary father, the late Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR), and his own son Chaitanya, is an "honour to my father's memory".

Amitabh Bachchan, who admired ANR greatly, has made a cameo appearance in the film. This is the Big B's first appearance in a Telugu film.

Nagarjuna said: "We didn't want Bachchan saab's appearance to be made public. We wanted it to be a surprise. But nothing he does can remain undisclosed. It's just a cameo. I wanted him to honour us with his presence in our family film."

"My father always thought of Bachchan saab as one of the finest actors we have. I thought just having him in my film would be an honour to my father's memory. When I asked him, he immediately agreed."

The heat is on for the release.

"There is a clamour among Andhra Pradesh exhibitors to release the film. That feels reassuring. But we have to make sure that we don't succumb to the temptation of taking all the theatres at our disposal. We don't want to saturate the market with too many prints," he said.

PHOTOS: Nagarjuna steps into Big B’s shoes with Telugu KBC

Is Nagarjuna feeling pressurized?

"When we started making the film, we were not thinking of what other people would think. My grandfather, my son and I wanted to do film together. We're releasing with an unprecedented number of prints on May 23."

"The election results would be out by then. Luckily for us, even the Indian Premier League finals were postponed. So, everyone would be in the right frame of mind to see an important film. I don't think I've ever been so nervous about any film," he said.

Some scenes of Nagarjuna's father could not be completed before his death. But luckily everything that needed to be completed has been taken care of.

"My father had a very sharp sixth sense. He perhaps knew the end was near. He completed all the important portions of the film. Whatever remained was not crucial to the plot," he said.

PHOTOS: Nagarjuna in tears at father’s funeral

Now the actor is hopeful of the film's success.

"Whenever I've made a film without thinking of the box office outcome, it has worked. 'Manam' was made purely from and by the heart. It started as a deeply emotional journey for the family. As it progressed, it became more and more precious to us."

Thus, Nagarjuna is nervous about how the film will be received.

"Of course there is an anxiety within me. My father's fans are looking on the film as a farewell to him. But we're also very confident because all of us have made it from our hearts. Every technician and actor has put his or her heart and soul in it," he said, and added: "'Manam' is a result of our collective prayers."
Bobby Deol gives nod for 'Bichhoo 2'
 
Happy Birthday: Sunny Leone turns 33, catch her hottest moments
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Check out Amitabh Bachchan’s 'Shamitabh' sketch
Check out Amitabh Bachchan’s 'Shamitabh' sketch
Dilip Kumar is perfectly fine: Amitabh Bachchan rubbishes death hoax
Dilip Kumar is perfectly fine: Amitabh Bachchan rubbishes death hoax
A temptation Amitabh Bachchan can’t resist
A temptation Amitabh Bachchan can’t resist
Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth to inaugurate IFFI
Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth to inaugurate IFFI
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 

Pix: Ranveer Singh a craze among female fans

Naseeruddin Shah launches his book 'And Then One Day: A Memoir' in Mumbai

Zayed Khan, Lisa Ray, Aarya Babbar, Kushal Tandon walk the ramp for 26/11 martyrs

Writer-lyricist Prasoon Joshi picks broom for ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’

Sunny Deol gets his tyre repaired by Adil Hussain

Ajay Devgn launches ‘Action Jackson’ theme song

Tevar: Sonakshi Sinha shakes a leg at ‘Radha Nachegi’ song launch

Priyanka Chopra attends cousin Mannara’s ‘Zid’ music success party
Wallpapers 

Ungli Wallpapers

Tevar Wallpapers

Happy Ending Wallpapers

Ali Fazal Wallpapers

Rang Rasiya Wallpapers

Kill Dil Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Arjun Rampal

Kamal Haasan

Hrithik Roshan
New Movies 

Happy Ending

Dumb And Dumber To

Kill Dil
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