Wish I was part of Baahubali: Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan was so impressed by the first look of SS Rajamouli's Baahubali, that he claimed that he would have loved to be a part of it. He said that some actions and frameworks used in the project can only be seen in progressive Hollywood films.bollywood Updated: Jun 21, 2015 12:37 IST
Amitabh Bachchan was so impressed by the first look of SS Rajamouli's Baahubali, that he claimed that he would have loved to be a part of it. He said that some actions and frameworks used in the project can only be seen in progressive Hollywood films.
During a video chat with Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati, the 72-year-old is seen shared his thoughts, and said that he's simply "amazed and astonished" to see such "magnificent visuals".
"So Rana, I feel very privileged to have seen this first look that you just shown me of 'Baahubali' and I am absolutely amazed and astonished that how you have been able to recreate this magnificent visual and I'm sure of course the story is equally good. "You are working with Rajamouli and he is such a renowned talent. How did you conceive something like this. It's just unimaginable," Big B said.
The epic film, the Hindi theatrical rights of which have been bought by Bollywood's hit filmmaker Karan Johar, will be released in multiple languages including Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, English, French and several foreign languages.
Featuring actors Prabhas Varma, Anushka Shetty and Tamannaah in the lead roles, "Baahubali" is scheduled to release on July 10.
Big B also shares that how he feels really small in front of project like this. "I feel so small in front of something like this because it's a great effort. I doubt if anything like this have been seen on Indian cinema before and I hope that million and million of people can see this effort that has been made because its truly unimaginable.
"We normally see this kind of structure and this kind of action or whatever the framework is in some of the more progressive Hollywood films but to have to see this here in India is amazing," said the thespian, who feels honoured to be part of an industry that is "inventing and making such fantastic material".
"I should haven been in this project also," he added.
Amitabh is also sure the movie will have a massive audience, and he has wished the film's team "all the very best".
First Published: Jun 21, 2015 12:33 IST