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Happy Birthday Amitabh Bachchan: KMC’s Players wish the superstar in their unique style

Members of The Players — theatre society of Kirori Mal College — undergo their Amitabh makeover to wish their alumnus, superstar Amitabh Bachchan on his 75th birthday!

bollywood Updated: Oct 11, 2017 18:34 IST
Aditya Dogra
Members of The Players — theatre society of Kirori Mal College (KMC) — undergo a makeover to wish their alumnus, superstar Amitabh Bachchan on his 75th birthday.
Members of The Players — theatre society of Kirori Mal College (KMC) — undergo a makeover to wish their alumnus, superstar Amitabh Bachchan on his 75th birthday.(Prabhas Roy/HT Photo)

When you think of superstar Amitabh Bachchan’s Delhi University connection, Kirori Mal College (KMC) and Players — theatre society of the college — are the two things that immediately come to the mind. On Amitabh Bachchan’s 75th birthday, this year, members of The Players undergo makeover and pose for an exclusive shoot with HT.

BIRTHDAY WISH FROM THE PLAYERS, THEATRE SOCIETY OF KMC

“Happy Birthday to the most iconic and versatile actor, a legend, who inspires millions of people everyday. We always proudly say: Amitabh Bachchan humaare college se hain (Amitabh Bachchan is from our college). It’s an honour to be at a place where you were once. And, even more so, doing what you did (acting). We wish you all the best for the years to come.”

DEEWAAR (1975)

Divyanshu Mamgain, a member of Players— the theatre society of Kirori Mal College— poses as Amitabh Bachchan’s character from Deewaar. (Prabhas Roy/HT Photo)

“Main jab bhi kisise dushmani mol leta hoon… saste mehenge ki parvah nahi karta.”

“Bachchan sir’s rustic look in Deewar is one of his most iconic ones. He’s an inspiration for every aspiring actor, and a reason behind their choice of profession, too,” says Divyanshu Mamgain, B Sc (Physical Sciences), third year.

SARKAR (2005)

Aaryaman Singh, a member of Players— the theatre society of Kirori Mal College— poses as Amitabh Bachchan’s character from Sarkar. (Prabhas Roy/HT Photo)

“Mujhe joh sahi lagta hai main karta hoon ... woh chahe bhagwan ke khilaaf ho, samaaj ke khilaaf ho, police, kanoon ... yah phir poore system ke khilaaf kyun na ho.”

“Sarkar (2005) was so intense that it could have been made greater only by an actor with a stature like Amitabh sir has. He made it iconic,” Aaryaman Singh, Economics (Hons), first year.

BHUDDAH HOGA TERA BAAP (2011)

Gajraj Singh Rathore, a member of Players — the theatre society of Kirori Mal College — poses as Amitabh Bachchan’s character from the film Bhuddah Hoga Tera Baap. (Prabhas Roy/HT Photo)

“Is duniya mein do type ke log hote hai... ek woh joh khud batate hai ki woh kaun hai... doosre woh jinke baare mein duniya batati hai ki woh kaun hai.”

“A film and a role that many would have forgotten is my choice because it shows us a different side of Bachchan sir,” Gajraj Singh Rathore, BSc (Physical Sciences), third year.

DON (1978)

Raunak Singh, a member of Players— the theatre society of Kirori Mal College— poses as Amitabh Bachchan’s character from Don. (Prabhas Roy/HT Photo)

“Kahaan don, jo zara zara si baat pe goliyan chala dete the, aur kahan main, mujhe to goliyaan tak khelna nahi aata!”

“Amitabhji’s dual role in Don was a perfect balance between suave and goofy. I absolutely love the role,” says Raunak Singh, Sanskrit (Hons), second year.

AGNEEPATH (1990)

Paras Nagpal, a member of Players— the theatre society of Kirori Mal College— poses as Amitabh Bachchan’s character from Agneepath. (Prabhas Roy/HT Photo)

“Vijay Dinanath Chauhan, poora naam. baap ka naam Dinanath Chauhan, maa ka naam Suhasini Chauhan. Gaon Mandwa. Umar 36 Saal, 9 mahina, 8 Din aur yeh solva ghanta chaalu hai.. Aye”

“This dialogue is something every Amitabh fan just has to know! Yeh nahi pata to tum fan hi nahi,” says Paras Nagpal, B Com (Honours), first year.

KHUDA GAWAH (1992)

Sonu Sagar, a member of Players— the theatre society of Kirori Mal College— poses as Amitabh Bachchan’s character from Khuda Gawah. (Prabhas Roy/HT Photo)

“Sar zameen-e-Hindustan, as-salaam alaykum… mera naam Badshah Khan hai… ishq mera mazhab, mohabbat mera imaan…”

“Powerful roles, romance and action made this epic what it was, but Bachchan sir was the magic behind it ,” says Sonu Sagar, Urdu(Honours), third year.

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