When someone as majestic as Amitabh Bachchan praises you, its no less than any achievement. It’s not an easy task to impress Amitabh, but it loks like Deepika Padukone with her stellar performance in ‘Ram Leela’ has won the megastar’s heart. Reportedly, Mr Bachchan has sent a letter and a bouquet of flowers to Deepika Padukone, as a token of appreciation.
Not so long back, Amitabh Bachchan loved the movie ‘Ram Leela’ so much that he ended up watching the movie thrice in a single day. The 71 year old actor even spoke to the director and lead – Deepika and Ranveer over the phone and congratulated them for the stunning performance and the effort put in to make the film. ollowing this, the Big B sent Deepika a personalized note along with her favourite flowers. The actress in return was overwhelmed with the megastar’s gesture and reportedly considers this as the best compliment ever.
Amitabh Bachchan was so elated after watching ‘Ram Leela’ that he went a step further to shower praises on the film in his blog. “There is a certain joy in acknowledging the accomplishments of another… I did so today for Ram-Leela, the film and its glorious cast and crew… With Sanjay Leela Bhansali, with Deepika and Ranveer and Supriya and Richa… All that have made this film a most memorable experience for me.. I have watched it 3 times over in the last 24 hours and still desire more… Those late hours that you have been noticing on timelines of this extraordinary medium, is so because of this most enjoyable activity of mine… So I wrote to them and sent them flowers and spoke to some and the delight that it gives me in doing so cannot be explained…,” Bachchan posted on his blog.
Amitabh Bachchan, who has worked with Bhansali in Black, said he is happy with the next generation of Bollywood stars. “I relish the professionalism of those of this generation … I am in awe of their accomplishments in such short period … the sincerity and the absolute correct note in their early performances is incredible… How they are able to get the tone, balance and graph of the characters they play to perfection is a mystery to me, and I shall always laud them for it… They are truly the brightest future of cinema in India.. And I am filled with pride that I form a small portion of this fraternity…”