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Cricket meets bollywood in the city of joy

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MUMBAI: It’s not every day that one gets a chance to see legends meet. This special occasion was witnessed on the sets of Shoojit Sircar’s Piku in Kolkata recently. The city of joy was abuzz with excitement as the Prince of Kolkata, cricketer Sourav Ganguly, met the star of the millennium Amitabh Bachchan. Ganguly was accompanied by his wife Dona Ganguly. Both self confessed Bachchan fans were delighted for a chance to interact with him.



‘Dada’ as he is commonly called, wished to meet his favourite star as soon as he knew the actor was in the city for the film’s shoot. Having met on several occasions earlier too, the couple couldn’t contain their enthusiasm during the visit. The well known cricketer wore a white polo shirt with denims while Dona looked graceful in a traditional Bengali sari. Bachchan Senior was in his Piku look, with a Nehru jacket and a pot belly.



According to a member of the unit, “The couple was very glad to have met their favourite star. They had a great time together speaking about his character and the movie. Amit ji played a perfect host for Sourav and Dona and also interacted briefly with the film crew.”



 For the Bengal Tiger Sourav Ganguly, it was a day well spent with the legendary actor. After speaking to Big B, the cricketer is excited about the film and is looking forward to its release.

With incredible performances by a talented cast, Piku is set to take 2015 by storm.

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