Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter on Sunday to celebrate the anniversary of his film Chupke Chupke. The film, directed by legendary filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee, was released 46 years ago in 1975.
Amitabh also revealed that his current home was featured in the movie Jalsa and was home to the first producer NC Sippy. He also shared some stills from the film.
Big T wrote, “T3870 – ‘Chupke Chupke’, with Rishi Da, close to 46 years today .. The house you see in the picture with Jaya .. Now Jalsa is my house, bought and rebuilt.” .Many movies… shot there – Anand, Namak Haram, Chupke Chupke, Satte Pe Satta this producer NC Sippy’s house, then… ”
T3870-‘Chupke Chupke ‘, with Rishi Da, close to 46 years today .. In the house that you are seeing in the picture with Jaya .. Now Jalsa is my house, bought and renovated .. Many films Was shot – Anand Namak Haram, Chupke Chupke, Satte Pe Satta It was the home of producer NC Sippy, then. pic.twitter.com/UMKJ6OaWoK
– Amitabh Bachchan (@ Mr.Bachchan) 10 April, 2021
Chupke Chupke also portrayed Dharmendra opposite Amitabh and was the second film that year to feature the two actors as a comic duo. Sholay was also released that year. He wrote on his blog, “Mahan Hrishikesh Mukherjee .. And most of the movies I did with him .. Probably now Ramu – Ram Gopal Varma has beaten him – and this” Chupke Chupke “.. from this house that you picture I see that Jaya is now Jalsa .. It was the home of producer NC Sippy .. which was bought by us, then sold, rebuilt and became Jalsa .. It was renamed as Mansa. .Manasa The Mother of the Mother Father. This benevolent family .. The originator of this legacy of Bachchan .. Not the mother, but perhaps the great great grandmother .. The tradition should be given respect and reverence .. Mansa .. was named Jalsa. .. and the lawn behind Jalsa, a small lawn, which has since been acquired, is named Mansa. “
Sharmila Tagore, Jaya Bachchan, Om Prakash, Usha Kiran, David Abraham Cheulkar, Asrani and Keshto Mukherjee were also in the cast.
Chupke Chupke, was a Hindi remake of the Bengali film Chhadmabeshi. Its screenplay was written by DN Mukherjee and Gulzar, who also wrote dialogues. It is considered one of the best Hindi comedy films ever.
Recently there has been speculation that a remake starring Rajkumar Rao is in the works. Actor and Dharmendra’s son Sunny Deol was asked his thoughts on the possibility of a remake by Indianexpress.com. He said, “This is good.” But the beauty of the whole thing is that the actors who have done this film, like my father, Sharmila ji, Amit ji jaya ji, Om Prakash ji and others had the personality that they brought that film and a director, Of those who excluded him. If someone tried to do it, they would come over there. I don’t touch that kind of thing. “