Black OTT release: Amitabh Bachchan shares a heartwarming letter by Dilip Kumar praising his performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film
In the wake of the OTT release of the film Black, Amitabh Bachchan has delighted fans by sharing a heartwarming letter from his idol, Dilip Kumar. Read on to know more.
After 19 years since its theatrical release, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's acclaimed film, "Black," has finally made its debut on the OTT platform. The movie, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Mukerji, is now available for streaming on Netflix from February 4, 2024. "Black" not only earned several Filmfare Awards but also received the prestigious National Award, with Amitabh Bachchan securing the Best Actor accolade.
To mark the occasion of "Black" streaming on OTT, Amitabh Bachchan shared a heartwarming letter from the late Dilip Kumar, praising his outstanding performance in the film. The letter, a testament to Kumar's admiration for Bachchan, was presented to the veteran actor during the premiere night of "Black." In the letter, Dilip Kumar, along with his wife Saira Banu, expressed their admiration for Amitabh's acting prowess. Kumar conveyed regret over the film missing an Oscar nomination and emphatically asserted that, in his view, if any actor truly deserved the prestigious award, it was none other than Amitabh Bachchan.
Amitabh Bachchan, acknowledging the profound significance of the letter, mentioned its specialness, considering it came from Dilip Kumar, his idol and greatest inspiration. The shared post unveils the depth of appreciation and mutual respect between two legendary actors in the Indian film industry.