Senior Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan who was invited as a special guest for the teaser launch of Bal Thackeray’s biopic ‘Thackrey’, shared an interesting anecdote. 

Addressing the event, Amitabh Bachchan said that he owes a lot to Bal Thackeray as he is alive today just because of him. He said that while he was injured during the shooting of ‘Coolie’ movie there was no ambulance to pick him up and it was Shiva Sena’s ambulance that rushed him to the hospital and saved his life.

Amitabh said in his statement, “Balasaheb helped me when I needed it most. If it had not been for him, I would not have been alive today,” He further added that he and Thackeray were not only close but also that he respected him a lot. 

‘Thackeray’ is a biopic of late political leader and Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the titular role and Amrita Rao, who will be appearing as Meenatai Thackeray. The movie will be hitting the theatres on January 25.

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