Amitabh Bachchan was seen within the 2018 movie Thugs of Hindostan with actors Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif, and Fatima Sana Shaikh, amongst others. On Tuesday, world-renowned photographer Steve McCurry shared a picture on Instagram; following which followers on social media in contrast the bearded outdated man in Steve’s photograph to Amitabh’s character Khudabaksh in Thugs of Hindostan. Learn extra: Amitabh Bachchan on Thugs of Hindostan failure, ‘Individuals’s analysis is bigger than one’s damage, shock’
The person resembling Amitabh wore a dirty turban and a pair of spectacles. Curiously, the photograph is from 2018, and was then extensively shared on social media, after it was claimed or not it’s of Amitabh from the set of Thugs of Hindostan. Though the outdated man bears placing resemblance to Amitabh, he’s in reality, an Afghan refugee named Shabuz, who lives in Pakistan.
Sharing his photograph, Steve wrote, “This portrait of Shabuz, an Afghan refugee dwelling in Pakistan, reminds us of the tens of millions of displaced peoples around the globe. The unprecedented humanitarian crises throughout the globe, have resulted within the largest variety of refugees in historical past. 100 million individuals have been displaced from their houses. We should all redouble our efforts to assist these individuals, who by way of no fault of their very own, discover themselves in weak and precarious conditions.”
Inside a day, the photograph acquired greater than 77,777 ‘likes’ on Instagram, together with one from actor Konkona Sen Sharma. Many commented on the image, which has been as soon as once more shared extensively on social media platforms. Whereas some complimented the photographer for his ‘epic shot’, with one particular person writing ‘one other magical shot by magician’, desi followers couldn’t get previous the outdated man’s resemblance to Amitabh.
One consumer wrote, “Why does he appear to be Amitabh Bachchan with make-up on?” One other one commented, “Large B’s doppleganger.” One fan wrote, “I assumed that was Amitabh Bachchan’s search for his subsequent film!” An individual additionally in contrast the Afghan refugee to Amitabh’s Mirza from the 2020 movie Gulabo Sitabo, which was directed by Shoojit Sircar. “Amitabh Bachchan’s look in Gulabo Sitabo film ,” he wrote.
In the meantime, Amitabh will quickly be seen in Brahmastra Half One: Shiva, an upcoming fantasy journey movie written and directed by Ayan Mukerji. It will likely be launched in theaters on 9 September 2022. It additionally stars Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Mouni Roy, and Nagarjuna, amongst others.