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When Rajesh Khanna got furious on Amitabh Bachchan dancing wearing a sari, he taunted him and said – I am a star and he…


Amitabh Bachchan: Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has been entertaining fans with his acting for the last several decades. Big B is still active in films even at the age of 81. He will soon be seen in Kalki 2898 AD with actor Prabhas and Deepika Padukone. But there was a time when Big B and Rajesh Khanna were fierce competitors of each other and once Rajesh Khanna was so irritated with Amitabh Bachchan that he taunted Big B. Let us tell you what the whole story is.

Rajesh Khanna was irritated by Amitabh Bachchan's song

On one hand, Amitabh Bachchan's image was becoming that of an angry young man in the industry. Rajesh Khanna used to be called Kaka. In the 80s, when Rajesh Khanna's career started declining, Amitabh's career was at its peak. During those days, Big B's film Lawaris was released in theatres. Amitabh also had a special dance number in this film. The name of the song was Mere Angne Mein. This song became popular among the people and also became a favorite of the fans. But Rajesh Khanna did not like this song at all.

Rajesh Khanna had taken a dig at Amitabh Bachchan

Yasir Usman, while mentioning this incident in his book Rajesh Khanna: The Untold Story of India's First Superstar, wrote that Rajesh told a film magazine in 1982, I will never compromise my dignity and will not wear a sari or dance to songs like Mere Angne Mein for money and worldly acclaim. This statement of Rajesh Khanna surprised everyone. Amitabh Bachchan's film Lawaris proved to be a hit film of the year 1981.

Amitabh Bachchan's acting in Laawaris was praised

Let us tell you that Amitabh Bachchan's film Lawaris was released in the year 1981. This film proved to be a superhit. People liked Big B's acting a lot. After this film, Amitabh got an offer to work in Yaarana, Kaliya and Naseeb. All three of these films also proved to be hits. Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan worked together in the blockbuster film Anand in 1971. When this film was released, Rajesh Khanna's stardom was at its peak. After this film, both of them worked in Namak Haram. It is said that after watching the film, Kaka told the director that Amitabh will become a superstar in the coming days.

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